Everyday Life in Twentieth-Century America: Part I
Assessing the change and continuity in US culture over the past 100 year. Also, can we afford the health care we need, and anticipating the apocalypse on the eve of a new millennium.
Everyday Life in Twentieth-Century America: Part II
In economic and social terms, most Americans believe things are better now than they were a century ago, except for morals and values. Also, the status of women has improved but still has a way to go, and the generation gap over patriotism.
Controversial Issues in Health Care
Support is growing for the medical use of marijuana, and the division over right-to-life attitudes is between the highly religious and those who are more secular. Also, online polling is coming of age, and more minority candidates are seeking high…
House Advantage: Gambling to Win, But Usually Behind
Gambling has evolved from a back-room vice to legitimate entertainment and a revenue source for government. Also, a public assessment of Bill Clinton in crisis, and most American workers remain satisfied with their jobs,
Parents have become convenient scapegoats for a host of long-term problems in society. But most adults believe they are doing a good job raising their children. Also, bumps in the Social Security privatization bandwagon, and assessing discovery and…