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    Despite the Campaign Trail Chatter, Americans Not Sold on Defense Increase

    May 25, 2016

    Listening to all the campaign trail chatter of increasing defense spending, one could conclude that deficit reduction has fallen off the political radar. President Barack Obama’s proposed budget for FY2017 also calls for increasing national defense spending (including nuclear weapons) to $537 billion. The Republican leadership is eyeballing at least that much, while numerous members […]

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    Citizen Cabinet Finds Bipartisan Support for Reducing Carbon Dioxide

    May 4, 2016

    As world leaders convene in Washington for the Climate Action 2016 summit, a new Citizen Cabinet survey finds that large bipartisan majorities of voters favor steps to reduce carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. The probability-based, online representative sample included more than 4,000 registered voters across the United States. The survey, conducted by the Program […]

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    Tax on Sugary Drinks Gets Public Support, Especially from Sanders Supporters

    April 27, 2016

    The idea of a tax on sugary drinks has gained new visibility in the election campaign as Hilary Clinton endorsed such a proposal being put forward for Philadelphia to fund universal prekindergarten. Bernie Sanders, though, says that he is opposed because of the tax’s regressivity according to reporting by the New York Times. In a […]