Only 15% of Americans, according to surveys by the Wall Street Journal and NBC News published on Sunday, June 7, believe that the situation in the country is under control.
According to a sociological study, 80% of US citizens say they see the situation in the state as uncontrollable, and 5% found it difficult to answer.
Slightly less than half (46%) of the respondents called the current economic situation of the country “unsatisfactory” and only 5% rated it as “excellent”.
Respondents were also asked about their most worrying issues. Most of all, Americans worry that they themselves or one of their relatives can become infected with COVID-19 (63%), but this figure has decreased by 10% since April.
The death of George Floyd from the actions of the police excites citizens more than the protests that began after her and led to violence, 59% and 27%, respectively.
The survey was conducted from May 28 to June 2, with 1,000 registered US voters participating.
Earlier, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said it was no longer possible to hide the scale of the racism problem in the United States. The problem “rose to its full height” and turned into a disaster.
Mass protests began in late May after the 46-year-old African-American George Floyd died in Minneapolis (Minnesota) as a result of police actions. During the arrest on suspicion of using a fake bill, one of the police officers stepped on his neck with his knee. The detainee complained about the inability to breathe, after which he lost consciousness. He died at the hospital on May 25. Shares began in Minneapolis, then spread throughout the country.
The United States still ranks first in the number of people who die and die from coronavirus. So according to the Worldometer portal data, on June 7, 2 001 819 cases were recorded in the USA, 112 366 people died, 756 580 were cured.