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This AEI Public Opinion Study looks closely at public attitudes about a variety of conspiracy theories. This collection includes subjects such as whether aliens landed at Roswell, whether 9/11 was the work of the US government, whether Princess Diana’s death was an accident, and whether Elvis and Osama bin Laden are still alive.
Fifty years after President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, this issue of Political Report examines public views on a number of events that elicit conspiracy theories, including the belief that more than one person was involved in the assassination of JFK.
How strong is the Tea Party today? One way to begin to answer the question is to examine how views of the Tea Party have changed since 2010 when the pollsters began to track opinions about it. AEI’s public opinion team does just that in this compilation, reviewing trends from 10 major pollsters on Tea Party activism, support, and favorability.
What to make of all the polls on the government shutdown? You know, the ones that say that, to varying degrees, congressional Republicans are being blamed more than Democrats and Barack Obama.
This new research paper presents the latest polling data on the government shutdown and the debt ceiling. The collection also includes historical data on attitudes toward the 1995 government shutdown and the 2011 debt ceiling negotiations. This document will be updated regularly as new surveys are released.
It is hardly news that almost everyone is dissatisfied with Washington these days. But just how bad are the numbers? The editors of AEI’s Political Report look at the polls and find some deeply troubling trends.
Few pieces of contemporary legislation have received as much scrutiny and attention as the Affordable Care Act. Few have been as divisive. This document makes it possible to see eight major pollster’s trends on the bill and the law. For each pollster, opinions on the law have fluctuated in a narrow range, but they have been more negative than positive recently.
The September issue of AEI’s Political Report examines public views of the financial crisis on the fifth anniversary of the fall of Lehman Brothers.
How have attitudes changed toward America’s financial system? By comparing hundreds of survey questions from major pollsters, we provide an informative account of how Americans felt about business five years ago and how they feel now. Other major topics include confidence in banks, preferences on government regulation of business, and the health of the free enterprise system.
At this event, Dinesh Thakur will discuss his experiences and the wider problems of Indian drug quality. Pharmaceutical and medical experts will then discuss Thakur’s remarks and the safety of US and international drugs.
Join us for a conversation with Governor Dannel Malloy as he discusses the successes and challenges of accomplishing school reform at the state level.
Join AEI in welcoming Michael Rubin for a Bradley Lecture discussing his upcoming book “Dancing with the devil: Lessons from negotiating with rogues and terrorists.”
At the Philanthropic Freedom Project's inaugural public event, AEI President Arthur Brooks will present his new research on how charitable giving has changed in the United States in the wake of the Great Recession and how those changes have serious ramifications for future tax policy.
The Air Force Association’s Mitchell Institute and AEI’s Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies invite you to a forum with the 18th Air Force Chief of Staff General T. Michael Moseley (ret.) to discuss the imperative for air power in an increasingly uncertain world.
Thie event will address the economic implications of cultural fragmentation, the perception of capitalism in Western culture, and how economists can incorporate cultural considerations into their analyses.