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The Summer of Love at the State Level

Vietnam, racial tensions, conflicts in the Middle East, the coming election: The hot topics in the 1967 national polls were also reflected at the state level. […]

From Russia with Love: Young Adult Opinions in 1967

While Vietnam was the top issue for the U.S. in polls throughout 1967’s Summer of Love, still the Cold War showed no signs of thaw. […]

Rural and Urban Mapuche Today

Indigenous Mapuche women protesting at the Palacio de la Moneda, Santiago de Chile. Photo by Cymru.lass

Centro de Estudios Públicos’s (CEP) May 2006 study offers valuable insight into the cultural climate and current conditions of Chile […]

Sex in the Summer of Love: International Public Opinion

 

As new medical advances in contraception appeared on the market in the 1960s, public opinion regarding family planning and sexual health saw momentous changes. […]

New Orleans: Recovery Status 10 Years After Katrina

photo by AP Photo/U.S. Coast Guard, Petty Officer 2nd Class Kyle Niemi

In a 2015 survey of New Orleans residents (n=1,517) by the Kaiser Family Foundation and NPR, pollsters asked participants to share their opinions regarding the conditions in New Orleans and the ongoing rebuilding efforts a decade after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. […]

Native Americans: Debate Over the Washington Redskins’ Name Change

CC-BY-SA 2.0 photo by bryangeek of flickr – http://www.flickr.com/photos/bryangeek/76076394/

 

In 2016, the Washington Post released the National Survey of Native Americans poll of an unusual sample of 504 Native American adults. This survey highlights the issues related to the professional football team in the Washington, D.C. metro area that calls itself the Washington Redskins. […]

Foreign Policy Data: American Public Opinion and US Foreign Policy

The Chicago Council Survey is a trusted and widely cited source of longitudinal data on American public opinion about a broad range of US foreign policy and international issues. […]

Most Important Problem Dataset

Colton Heffington, Brandon Beomseob Park and Laron K. Williams, 2017.

Public opinion researchers depend on certain questions as essential public opinion barometers, like presidential job approval or Bud Roper’s right-direction/wrong-track measure. Perhaps no other question is as often used to determine what is foremost in the minds of the public than the open-ended “What do you think is the most important problem facing this country today?” […]

New Data Provider: Public Opinion Programme at the University of Hong Kong (HKU POP)

The Public Opinion Programme at the University of Hong Kong (HKU POP) is now a Roper Center data provider. […]