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Canadians Cooler than Mexicans and Americans on USMCA

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Running Numbers by Emily Sullivan

Public opinion data show relatively warm feelings between the United States, Mexico, and Canada.

U.S. President Joe Biden, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador meet for the North American Leaders' Summit (NALS) at the White House in Washington, U.S. November 18, 2021.
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Public Opinion

Americans Support Infrastructure Investment

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Running Numbers by Dina Smeltz

Public support for the 2021 infrastructure bill breaks across party lines and may miss the connection to US competitiveness.

A crowd of White House officials surround President Joe Biden, watching as he signs the bill.
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Public Opinion

Public Support for AUKUS Relationships despite Backlash

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Running Numbers by Colin Wolff

The AUKUS submarine deal was strongly condemned by China and France, but will likely enjoy broad support among US and Australian publics.

A breached submarine traveling above the water's surface.
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Public Opinion

Joe Manchin: The Voice of Moderate Democrats? Or a Party Outlier?

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Running Numbers by Coauthors

As President Biden heads to the UN climate summit, one Senator has gutted his plans for clean energy reform.

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Climate and the Environment

Some Aussies Overlook Link Between Climate Change and Drought

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Running Numbers by Katherine Stiplosek

Australians are more concerned about severe weather events than the climate crisis causing them. But is tackling the former alone just putting out fires?

dry cracked earth in Australian drought
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Climate and the Environment

One-quarter of South Koreans Ready to Wear Masks Indefinitely

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Running Numbers by Karl Friedhoff

While Americans continue a culture war on the necessity and effectiveness of masks, one-quarter of the South Korean public is ready to wear them indefinitely.

A pharmacist in Seoul ringing up masks.
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Public Opinion

Generational Gaps Close on Sense of Threat from Climate Change

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Running Numbers by Katherine Stiplosek

Concern for the state of the planet spans generations, 2021 Chicago Council Survey data show.

Crowd kneels at a climate protest.
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Climate and the Environment

Americans on Their Allies, Partners, and Rivals

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Running Numbers by Craig Kafura

The Biden administration emphasizes strengthening ties with America's global allies and partners. Which countries do Americans as their allies—and adversaries?

Flags on a desk below a screen showing US leaders in an online defense council meeting.
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Public Opinion

Americans and US-China Trade Relations

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Running Numbers by Craig Kafura

The American public is increasingly skeptical of the US-China trade relationship, and narrow majorities support increased restrictions on both trade and technological exchanges.

 U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai testifies before the Senate Finance Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington
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Public Opinion

Half of Americans Support Use of US Troops in Defense of Ukraine

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Running Numbers by Coauthors

On the heels of Ukrainian president Zelensky’s meeting with US President Biden, the 2021 Chicago Council Survey finds that a record 50 percent of Americans favor the use of US troops if Russia were to invade the rest of Ukraine.

President Biden and Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky at the White House.
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