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Polling and public opinion
Shaun Ratcliff, Zoe Meers, Elliott Brennan

Polling by the United States Studies Centre shows that current NSW abortion laws are out of step with public opinion. NSW voters are no less likely than those in other states to support...

6 September 2019
 
Polling and public opinion
Simon Jackman, Shaun Ratcliff

US President Donald Trump faces re-election in a little over a year in November 2020. Both the Democratic and Republican parties are preparing for their primary elections. These are within-party elections that decide...

27 August 2019
 
Polling and public opinion
Simon Jackman, Shaun Ratcliff

Socialism is back. Well known for their love of avocados and Netflix, Millenials are now also apparently embracing the radical leftist politics of economic equality and public ownership of the means of production.

10 April 2019
 
Polling and public opinion
Simon Jackman, Shaun Ratcliff

In January 2017, the US Office of the Director of National Intelligence claimed Russian President Vladimir Putin orchestrated a campaign designed to harm the electoral chances of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, faith in...

26 February 2019
 
Polling and public opinion
Simon Jackman, Shaun Ratcliff

In early October the United States Studies Centre and YouGov polled 1,218 respondents in the United States and 1,039 in Australia to learn what voters in these two countries thought about key issues...

14 December 2018
 
Polling and public opinion
Simon Jackman, Shaun Ratcliff

Trump, healthcare, immigration and partisanship are the most important issues for Americans going into the November midterm elections. The latest results from a survey of 1,218 respondents fielded in the US by the...

30 October 2018
 
Polling and public opinion
Shaun Ratcliff, Glenn Kefford

Queensland Senator Fraser Anning’s widely condemned call for a “final solution” to the Australia’s “immigration problem” on Tuesday should not be viewed in isolation. While his rhetoric was stronger than what we’re used...

17 August 2018
 
Polling and public opinion
Simon Jackman, Shaun Ratcliff, Jared Mondschein, Claire McFarland

Australians report higher levels of anxiety than Americans on issues like climate change, and virtually identical levels of anxiety about the affordability of healthcare despite Australia’s stronger social safety net, according to new...

24 July 2018
 
Polling and public opinion
Simon Jackman, Shaun Ratcliff

Researchers from the United States Studies Centre (USSC) at the University of Sydney have released the results of an extensive comparison of trust in both Australia and the United States.

CEO Professor Simon...

18 February 2018
 
Polling and public opinion
Simon Jackman, Shaun Ratcliff

Researchers from the United States Studies Centre (USSC) at the University of Sydney have released the results of an extensive comparison of public opinion on Donald Trump and perceptions of security and the...

22 January 2018
 
Polling and public opinion
Simon Jackman, Shaun Ratcliff, Luke Mansillo

The United States Studies Centre commissioned surveys with YouGov PLC to compare public opinion on same-sex marriage in the United States and Australia.

9 November 2017
 
Polling and public opinion

The United States Studies Centre's Survey on America’s role in the Indo-Pacific is the first major, multi-country survey of public opinion since the 2016 US election. The report is the product of a...

31 May 2017
 
Polling and public opinion

This landmark report by the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney analyses the data of an extensive five-country survey on attitudes towards America, China, Australia, and other major regional actors...

8 June 2016