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Cooling on Warming

The environment has fallen on the back burner of public concern in recent years. While more folks feel they understand global warming “very well” or “fairly well” now (80 percent) ...

Union Polls Prove Wording Matters

The summer reading assignment for my introductory statistics class was a short book entitled How to Lie with Statistics. Before we ever took our first random sample or ran our ...

Low Approval for Congressional GOP’s Policies

Electoral wins usually come with talk of political mandates and political capital. Yet as the Republicans assume congressional leadership roles this month, public approval for their “policies and plans for ...