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Was there a study of Palestinian public opinion related to the impact of videos from Hamas' October 7th attack on Israel?

A recent Frontline investigation called "Israel's Second Front" includes an interview with political scientist Khalil Shikaki. Shortly after the 9:30 mark of the overall episode, Dr. Shikaki ...
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Is there a Rasmussen poll according to which 30% of Democrats believe Trump won the 2020 election?

A page from "3 days ago" which has been retweeted or liked some tens of thousand of times: An estimated 30 percent of Democrats believe that Donald Trump won the election. That’s nearly 1/3 ...
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Do more Americans want the Bidens investigated than Trump impeached?

An October 7th segment of Fox News and Friends is available on YouTube McCarthy: More people want to investigate Biden than impeach Trump House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy says at 3m19s: ...
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Were 59% of British people unable to name the then Prime Minister David Cameron in 2015?

According to this article The British public still have no idea what they voted for with Brexit – it’s not elitist to admit it, it is claimed: A survey carried out in the run up to the 2015 general ...
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Do a significant proportion of the British public think "no-deal" Brexit means staying in the EU?

Brexit is the plan to take the UK out of the European Union. The way the law is currently framed means that this will happen automatically at the end of march 2019 if no transition deal is arranged. ...
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Is lack of adequate funding a substantial factor determining the poor accuracy of US state-level polls?

One of the conclusions of an AAPOR paper on the 2016 US polls contains this detail: As this report documents, the national polls in 2016 were quite accurate, while polls in key battleground states ...
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Do a majority of people believe the moon landings were faked?

A recent breakfast TV slot on the UK's ITV pitted a cosmologist against a believer that the Apollo moon landings were faked. I don't think the cosmologist did a good job of showing what sorts of ...
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Did 16% of French citizens support ISIS in 2014?

According to Newsweek1: One in six French citizens sympathises with the Islamist militant group ISIS, also known as Islamic State, a poll released this week found. Is this true? 116% of French ...
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Do we live in a post-truth era? [closed]

Apparently Oxford Dictionary's "word of the year" in 2016 was post-truth: ... relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than ...
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