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American Opinions of Allies Remain Positive, Opinions of Rivals Fall Further

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Running Numbers by Renee Perper

Since 2016, Americans' favorability toward South Korea, India, and Japan is stable, while favorability toward China decreased by 12 points.

An American flag waving in front of a blue sky with clouds
Aaron Burden
Public Opinion

The Trump Administration sees TikTok and WeChat as National Security Threats. Do Americans feel the same?

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Running Numbers by Charlie Rahr

As competition between the US and China escalates, the security issue of WeChat and TikTok may be a source of friction in the countries’ relationship.

A person accesses the mobile app TikTok on their smart phone
Reuters
COVID-19

Global Publics Believe Worst of Pandemic is Yet to Come

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Running Numbers by Multiple Authors

Public opinion polls in North America, Europe, and Asia find publics think more must be done to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

A test tube labelled COVID-19 Positive, in front of a US dollar and a yuan.
Reuters
COVID-19

Americans and Asia in 2020: Three Things to Know

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Running Numbers by Craig Kafura

With the US election a week away, here are three key things you need to know about the American public's views on Asia in 2020.

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert salutes as he passes the American and Japanese flags during a full honors ceremony at the Japanese Ministry of Defense
US Navy
Public Opinion

Democrats and Republicans Miles Apart on Threat of Climate Change

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Running Numbers by Charlie Rahr

The 54-percentage-point gap between Democrat and Republican views on climate change is the largest in the 2020 Chicago Council Survey.

Smoke stacks at a factory release smoke into a gray sky.
Patrick Hendry
Public Opinion

Republicans and Democrats Divide on Key Debate Issues

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Running Numbers by Dina Smeltz

2020 Chicago Council Survey findings illuminate partisan divides in views on COVID-19, race, climate change, and national security.

Black Lives Matter protests in June, 2020.
James Eades
COVID-19

Public Opinion as COVID-19 Cases Slow in Some Countries, Increase in Others

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Running Numbers by Multiple Authors

The Chicago Council’s polling team examines public opinion on COVID-19 from the United States, France, the UK, Italy, and Canada.

A woman in a mask holds a baby in front of her house in Chile.
REUTERS
COVID-19

Our New Gordian Knot

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Global Food for Thought by Roger Thurow

Roger Thurow examines the question of how to conquer global hunger and malnutrition while also saving the planet from the strain on our environment, biodiversity, and health.

View of fields in Ethiopia
Rod Waddington
Food and Agriculture

Views of Trump Hit All-Time Low in South Korea

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Running Numbers by Multiple Authors

Recent polling finds that Trump's favorability in South Korea has reached an all-time low of 17 percent—down 29 percentage points from last year

President Moon Jae-In, President Trump, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Reuters
Public Opinion

Did the UNSG Say “Revolution”?

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Global Insight by Ian Klaus

This blog is about the role global cities play around the world and the urgent need to adapt governance practices.

Signs for ambassadors at seats in the United Nations
Davi Mendes
Global Economy, Trade and Business