Americans’ views of trade aren’t just about economics. They’re also about race.

As U.S. trade officials gear up this week to begin renegotiating NAFTA, the trade pact with Canada and Mexico, what do voters really think about trade agreements? … In my new book, “American Opinion on Trade,” I found that one influence on support for protectionism is a factor that others […] Read more »

Democrats Growing More Economically Liberal

Americans’ economic ideology has tilted conservative over the past two decades, with only modest variation in conservatives’ lead over liberals. However, changes have been happening beneath the surface, with slightly more Republicans identifying as economically conservative than did so during the George W. Bush years and Democrats tugging the national […] Read more »

Millennial Evaluations of Donald Trump and the Future of American Politics

Donald Trump’s presidency has recently passed the six-month mark. Despite entering office with an approval rating of approximately 44%, growing concerns about Russian collusion, failure to repeal and replace Obamacare and inaction on campaign issues like tax reform and immigration have all contributed to a noticeable drop in public approval. […] Read more »

Globally, People Point to ISIS and Climate Change as Leading Security Threats

People around the globe identify ISIS and climate change as the leading threats to national security, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. The survey asked about eight possible threats. While the level and focus of concern varies by region and country, ISIS and climate change clearly emerge as […] Read more »