Political Survey

In this survey, you are asked to give your opinion of a set of statements characterising political views. Please rate each statement on the scale given, which runs from "strongly disagree" to "strongly agree".


For statistical purposes, please tell us where you live:

The following are a set of propositions. Tell us whether you agree with them, as they would apply to the country where you live.

Having individual local representatives is more important than electing parties in exact proportion to their support.

Marijuana is a more dangerous drug than alcohol.

The wealthy shouldn't pay a larger proportion of their income in tax than the poor.

Sometimes international agreements should override national law.

The only way for some workers to achieve fair pay is through collective bargaining.

People who refuse to work should run the risk of going hungry.

Legal protection for free expression creates more trouble than it's worth.

Everyone bears a moral responsibility for the actions of their government, even when they do not support them.

Art shouldn't receive government funding.

We should offer sanctuary to anybody fleeing persecution.

Sometimes interest rates should be raised to reduce inflation, even if doing so would cause a large number of job losses.

Our armed forces shouldn't intervene in other countries, even to stop genocide.

Some overseas aid projects should be funded by the taxpayer, and can't be left to charities.

Class distinctions should not exist.

There is no such thing as an immoral sexual act between consenting adults.


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