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"Obama Resurgent: What His Popularity Says about Us," By Bruce Frohnen

After a politically disastrous 2014, President Obama appears to be enjoying something of a resurgence in popularity. Press reports indicate that his approval ratings have gone up, and he certainly seems to have regained confidence and energy. 1,167 more words

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Banks Preparing For Greek Eurozone Exit

What the Papers Say (Wall Street Journal)

Writing in the Wall Street Journal (January 11th, 2015), Chira Albanese reports that banks and other financial institutions in Europe are stress-testing their internal systems and dusting off two-year-old contingency plans for the possibility that Greece could leave the region’s monetary union after a key election later this month. 187 more words


Viktor Voronkov on Why You Shouldn't Trust Russian "Public Opinion" Polls

Can we trust opinion polls on the president’s popularity?
Serafima Taran
December 2, 2014
Gorod 812

Sociologists weekly poll Russians about their attitude to the president and government policies. 1,221 more words


Viktor Orbán and Fidesz are in trouble: Record loss of popularity

A few weeks ago Tárki, one of the three or four reliable opinion polls, announced a serious slide in Fidesz’s popularity. HVG introduced the news… 1,102 more words

Viktor Orbán

How times change

via xkcd

I grew up in Williamsport, Md., a little town on the Potomac River, in the 1940s and 1950s, and was taught by my parents, teachers and Sunday school teachers to judge people by the content of their character and not the color of their skin. 263 more words