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Free Trade with Exceptions: Public Opinion and Industrial Policy

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Running Numbers by Phillip Meng

Citizens and policymakers alike embrace industrial policy as great power competition intensifies.

President Joe Biden signs the Inflation Reduction Act
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Public Opinion

Millennials and Gen Z Sound the Alarm on Climate Change

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Running Numbers by Emily Sullivan

While younger Americans are most concerned about climate change, pluralities of each generation are ready to take action to prevent it.

Climate activists Luisa Neubauer, Greta Thunberg, Lakshmi Thevasagayam, and Florian Oezcan protest against the expansion of the Garzweiler open-cast lignite mine
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Climate and the Environment

Year in Review: 2022 in Public Opinion

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Running Numbers by Coauthors

Reflect on the year with highlights from the Council's public opinion research and analysis.

a sign reads 2022 in NYC
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Public Opinion

Brazil's Systemic Mistrust of Elections and Democracy

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Running Numbers by Gabriela Ivanova

President Jair Bolsonaro might be leaving office, but the country’s political trust issues are far from resolved.

A man holds a Brazilian flag as supporters of Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro block a highway during a protest against President-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
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Public Opinion

Refugees Welcome? Americans Support Taking in Afghans, Ukrainians, Taiwanese

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Running Numbers by Coauthors

Despite public divisions over US aid to Ukraine, support for taking in those fleeing the Russian invasion remains unchanged since March.

People with suitcases approach the Ukraine-Slovakia border
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Immigration and Migration

European Energy Crisis Shifts Germany's Power Priorities

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Running Numbers by Gabriela Ivanova

Russia’s war in Ukraine has sparked a domestic push toward alternative energy sources.

Steam erupts from a coking tower at the Thyssenkrupp steel Europe in Duisburg, Germany
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Public Opinion

Who Has the Advantage in Ukraine?

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Running Numbers by Dina Smeltz

American perceptions of whether Russia or Ukraine is winning the war are key to support for ongoing US assistance to Kyiv.

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Emerging Partisan Division on Support to Ukraine

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Running Numbers by Emily Sullivan

Consensus on how long to provide economic and military aid to Ukraine appears to be weakening as the war enters its tenth month.

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy speaks at a news conference
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Public Opinion

The American Thanksgiving Table

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Running Numbers by Craig Kafura

This Thanksgiving, the Council survey team is serving up tables of data on turkey, pies, and politics.

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The Pandemic is Not "Over" for Everyone

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Running Numbers by Phillip Meng

President Joe Biden declared an end to the public health crisis, but many racial minority and lower-income groups around the world haven't moved on.

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