Assessing America's role as the world leader, and the world's view of the United States. Also, the 2000 election under the polling microscope, and tracking changes in the American family.
Some reflections on the medical, emotional, practical and spiritual aspects of dying in America. Also, taking politics out of crime, how active should government be in regulating business, and the promise of online polling.
Mending the Fabric
Probing the persistent divide between black and white perceptions of race relations. Also, presidential approval ratings and election outcomes, and analyzing the role of polling in the Bush-Gore Florida election nightmare.
Polling and Democracy
Americans want to believe that public opinion surveys are effective in expressing the will of the people to leaders of government, but are still uneasy about placing their trust in polls. Also, coming to grips with the internet and increasing the…
To the Test
The merits of testing students, teachers and teaching methods is just part of the struggle to improve the public schools. Also, gender differences in perceptions about science and pseudosciences, and dealing with push polls.
War on Innocents
Polling captures America's reaction in the days and weeks following September 11th. Also, debates about climate change and energy sources, and pollsters cope with telephone blocking devices.