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Byline: Jim Hanchett

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Experts assess innovative Cornell election study

The researchers, including those from the government department, revealed the results from the Cornell-led 2022 Collaborative Midterm Survey Jan. 20 at an event at Cornell Tech.
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Results of innovative Cornell-led public opinion survey to be released Friday

Peter Enns is the lead investigator on the 2022 Collaborative Midterm Survey, containing answers by more than 19,000 Americans to a wide-ranging survey about political views.
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Public views drone strikes with other countries’ support as most legitimate

A first-of-its kind survey reveals that Americans consider tactical strikes, used with the consent of other nations, to be the most morally legitimate or appropriate.
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Experts will offer day-after election analysis

The in-person event The Day After: What Happened on Election Night and What Happens Next will be held November 9 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Martha Van Rensselaer Hall Room 155.
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Book: Partisanship led to disastrous response to COVID-19

Survey data shows how the Trump administration’s partisan response led ordinary citizens to prioritize what was good for their “team” rather than what was good for their country.
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Student team will seek public’s views on planetary defense

The researchers will conduct public opinion surveys on how governments respond when asteroids and comets threaten cities, countries, or at the extreme, even the entire earth.
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Teachers critical to detecting and reporting child maltreatment

Time spent in school and the resulting contact with teachers and other school staff leads to increases in reports of child maltreatment – cases that would not have been discovered otherwise.
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Interns experience a memorable Washington summer

Students completing internships in Washington, D.C. through the Cornell in Washington program are experiencing an in-person summer.
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Where red and blue meet: cancel culture, fair elections

A new survey of American voters finds glimmers of hope that Democrats and Republicans can agree on steps needed to shore up an increasingly shaky democracy.
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Bipartisan Policy Review spotlights U.S. foreign policy options

The annual publication, now in its third edition, is produced by the Institute of Politics and Global Affairs (IOPGA) at the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy to "give voice to policy insights that are often drowned out in the partisan echo chamber.”
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International OK shapes public perceptions of drone warfare

Government department researchers find that armed drone strikes earn more public support and legitimacy when they have international approval from organizations such as the UN.
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Panel: Drone warfare is increasingly sophisticated, deadly

Policymakers, legislators and military strategists must prepare for the consequences of other countries and actors such as the Islamic State using drones, according to panelists in a Cornell discussion March 14.
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Ex-Ukraine ambassador offers gloomy view, sliver of hope

At a Cornell event on Feb. 22, former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor said Russian President Vladimir Putin appears intent on provoking a “horrific conflict,” but that he holds out hope for a diplomatic path that would avert all-out war.
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Fact checks effectively counter COVID misinformation

Journalistic fact checks are a more effective counter to COVID-19 misinformation than the false news tags commonly used by social media outlets, according to new Cornell research.