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  • August 27, 2021

Biden’s declining approval rating isn’t just about Afghanistan

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly survey summary. In recent weeks, President Biden’s job approval rating has plummeted, while his disapproval rating has risen dramatically. amid worries surrounding the delta variant of the coronavirus, the associated economic consequences of the pandemic, and the ongoing withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan. How much have things changed for…

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Americans are in favor of vaccination mandates. But the support is driven primarily by those who have already taken the hit.

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly survey summary. As cases rise across the country due to the large numbers of unvaccinated Americans and the highly transmissible delta variant of the new coronavirus, many governments and companies have turned to vaccine mandates as a possible solution. Large corporations like Google, Microsoft and The Walt Disney Company recently…

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Partisanship isn’t the only reason so many Americans remain unvaccinated

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly survey summary. It’s easy to blame partisanship for everything these days. Including the speed with which COVID-19 is spreading across the US, causing cases to skyrocket and CDC Guidance for Change. The delta variant is spreading rapidly in part because about 30 percent of Americans remain completely unvaccinated. About 60…

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How the world feels about hosting the Tokyo Olympics amid COVID-19

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly survey summary. Today is the opening ceremony of the 2020 Olympics, which were delayed for almost a year due to the coronavirus pandemic. But not everyone is happy that the Games are finally going ahead. Japan, the host country of the Olympic Games, has been slow to vaccinate its population…

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Why the gender gap may have narrowed in the 2020 elections

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly survey summary. It has been said that women are from Venus and men from Mars. Generally speaking, that is a laughable bit of pop psychology, but there is some truth when it comes to politics. That’s because women have voted notably more Democrats than men in every presidential election since…

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It’s a ‘shooting girls summer’. But the United States has not yet fully returned to normalcy.

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly survey summary. With high temperatures across the country, it certainly feels like summer (although worrying if this extreme weather is the result of climate change hardly contributes to a laid back summer vibe). A growing portion of the US population fully vaccinated against the new coronavirus, states are lift or…

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Americans are concerned about crime, but that doesn’t mean they’re blaming the Democrats

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly survey summary. Increased rates of homicide, aggravated assault and car theft they have increased concern about crime among the American public. According to the survey YouGov / The EconomistThe proportion of Americans who say that crime is the most important problem facing the United States has increased since President Biden…

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