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Some Of America’s Allies Have Their Own Big Elections On The Horizon

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. Poll(s) of the week Last weekend, President Biden attended the annual gathering of the Group of 7, which discussed different ways to address pressing economic and security issues. And although the world leaders...

Politics Podcast: Why Progressives Have Struggled In The NYC Mayoral Race

Progressive Democrats have struggled to break through in one of the most high-profile elections of the year: the Democratic primary for New York City mayor. With just five days until Election Day, candidates that have stayed away from...

Juneteenth Challenges A Narrative About America’s History

On Thursday afternoon, President Biden will make Juneteenth a federal holiday, with most federal employees observing the day on Friday. He plans to sign the bill into law since the Senate and House cleared the way this week,...

Why Many Americans Don’t See The Racial Wealth Gap

In the last year and a quarter, the pandemic has served as a stark reminder of just how unequal America still is. But it also hasn’t been a “reminder” for everyone. Black Americans and other Americans of color...

Why The Two-Party System Is Wrecking American Democracy

As the “Big Lie” of a stolen election continues to dominate the Republican Party, GOP-controlled states enact restrictive voting laws and pursue preposterous election audits, aspiring candidates embrace the fiction of a stolen 2020 election, and a majority...

The Democratic Establishment Is Winning Elections. But Are Progressives Winning The Debate?

In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew discusses the results of New Jersey’s and Virginia’s primary elections and looks at the debate playing out between the two parties over how much taxes wealthy Americans and...

Why People Fall For Conspiracy Theories

Think of a conspiracy theorist. How do they see the world? What stands out to them? What fades into the background? Now think of yourself. How does the way you see things differ? What is it about the...

Politics Podcast: The Republican Establishment Has Had Trouble Swaying Its Voters. The Democratic Establishment Keeps Winning.

Virginia and New Jersey are the only two states that hold regularly scheduled gubernatorial and state legislative elections in 2021, and both states had primaries on June 8. Those elections were something of a test between competing parts...

Do You Buy That … 70 Percent Of Americans Will Be Vaccinated By July 4?

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The Supreme Court Has Carved Out One Religious Exemption After Another. The Next May Be A Blow To LGBTQ Rights.

Over the past few decades, particularly this one, the U.S. Supreme Court has increasingly lent a sympathetic ear to those who say their religious beliefs are being trampled on, carving out one religious exemption after another to the...
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Some Of America’s Allies Have Their Own Big Elections On The Horizon

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. Poll(s) of the week Last weekend, President Biden attended the annual gathering of...
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