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(Here are some goals that our nation could try to accomplish over the next five years or so. For each once, please tell me if you think it should be an extremely important goal, a very important goal, a somewhat important goal, or not a very important goal.)... Helping countries emerging from communism to become more democratic and avoid economic collapse (Source: What People Want In The Federal Budget, Dec, 1991)


Subpopulation/Note: Asked of Form A half sample.
10%
Extremely important

28%
Very important

44%
Somewhat important

17%
Not very important

1%
Don't know/Refused

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Survey by Americans Talk Issues Foundation, W. Alton Jones Foundation. Methodology: Conducted by Market Strategies and Greenberg-Lake during December, 1991 and based on 1,000 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. The survey was conducted by Market Strategies and Greenberg-Lake. Also sponsored by W. Alton Jones Foundation [USMS.ATS18.R05A] (View Citation)

Topics: PROBLEMS FUTURE COMMUNISM DEMOCRACY





Overall, do you think communism is on the rise around the world, on the decline, or is it holding steady? (Source: Associated Press/Media General Poll, Nov, 1989)


15%
On the rise

54%
On the decline

28%
Holding steady

4%
Don't know/No answer

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Methodology: Conducted by Associated Press/Media General, November 17 - November 25, 1989 and based on 1,117 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. [USAPMGEN.29-1.RA1] (View Citation)

Topics: COMMUNISM

Dataset: USMGAP1989-029





What one or two things about Russia do you think are definitely not so good? (Source: Roper/Fortune Survey, Jun, 1945)


Subpopulation/Note: . Adds to more than 100% due to multiple responses
13%
Communism

10%
They are against religion

6%
It's a dictatorship

6%
No freedom, no personal rights

5%
Their government

2%
Sharing the wealth, planned economy

1%
No democracy

8%
Want to dominate other countries, trying to grab territory

8%
Thinks only of herself: uncooperative

2%
Foreign policy shady--untrustworthy

2%
Prejudiced against the United States

1%
Unwilling to help with war against Japan

1%
A military machine, a fighting nation

4%
Censorship (too secretive: no freedom of press)

2%
Personal characteristics of the Russian people

14%
Other

33%
Nothing/Don't know

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Survey by Fortune. Methodology: Conducted by Roper Organization, June 18 - June 25, 1945 and based on 3,587 personal interviews. Sample: National adult. [USROPER.45-049.R04B] (View Citation)

Topics: RUSSIA FOREIGN







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