Quick Study: Public Dismisses Government, Looks to Corporations For Help; People Prefer Prolonged Polka to Losing Social Media

â–¶ Americans Show Little Trust in Government, More Trust in Corporations: The 2012 Public Affairs Pulse Survey, released by the Public Affairs Council, finds that 41% of Americans say have “some” or “a lot” of trust that the government can solve the nation’s most important problems. Conversely, 72% say business should provide community services such as food banks and job training; 68% say business should help improve health care; and 66% say business should help improve education. Other findings include: