Featured in “Testing The Waters” by Lauren Kaljur.
“Cary Wu, a sociology professor at York University in Toronto, studies trust in government. He says that south of the border, the trajectory is clear: Americans are losing that trust. There’s less data on Canadians, but the same seems to be true for us. One poll found that Canadians who said they trusted government dropped noticeably in the last three years, from 40 to 36 percent. Canadians have also come to trust “word-of-mouth information” more overall than “editorial content.” Read more >