Wide dissatisfaction with capitalism: twenty years after fall of Berlin Wall

This site provides free access to a BBC world Service poll conducted by GlobeScan Incorporated and The Program on International Policy Attitudes (PIPA) of the Center for International and Security Studies at the University of Maryland. The 27 page report contains the results of a public opinion poll conducted in November 2009. On the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and communism in Europe in 1989, it asked citizens from different nations a variety of questions relating to their opinion on the disintegration/ break up of the Soviet Union (USSR), attitudes towards state control of industry and capitalism in general. Information on the methodology of the survey is provided. Participants include individuals in former communist eastern Bloc nations.From Intute.ac.uk