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In Solving Region’s Problems, New York Area Residents See a Role for Government, and for Themselves

October 13, 2015 Comments Off on In Solving Region’s Problems, New York Area Residents See a Role for Government, and for Themselves

New York area residents see a place for both the government and for themselves in solutions to the regions problems. Listen to the related story on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show. … Read more

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New Yorkers Don’t Resent the Wealthy, But…

October 12, 2015 Comments Off on New Yorkers Don’t Resent the Wealthy, But…

Most New York area residents say it’s okay for wealthy people to get wealthier as long as everyone else also has a good chance to get ahead. The problem is, … Read more

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What Do Residents of the Greater New York Metro Area Worry About Most?

October 11, 2015 Comments Off on What Do Residents of the Greater New York Metro Area Worry About Most?

Regardless of where they live, affordability is what residents of the greater NY metro region worry about the most. Listen to the related story on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show. Our … Read more

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Taking a Blog Pause

February 10, 2015 Comments Off on Taking a Blog Pause

Dan Yankelovich announces the launch of his new book, Wicked Problems Workable Solutions: Lessons from a Public Life.

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The Philosophical Challenge

January 27, 2015 Comments Off on The Philosophical Challenge

To solve our nation’s political problems, we must first rebuild the public’s trust, argues Dan Yankelovich.

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Allow Ample Time for Deliberation

January 13, 2015 Comments Off on Allow Ample Time for Deliberation

When people need to make up their minds about difficult choices, it’s about much more than simply absorbing new information. In most instances, however, people can manage to process tough choices if they are given ample time and motivation.

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“Choice-Work” Tools

December 8, 2014 Comments Off on “Choice-Work” Tools

Citizens need an effective method for weighing the choices our country faces on tough issues, argues Dan Yankelovich.

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No Deliberation Without Motivation

November 24, 2014 Comments Off on No Deliberation Without Motivation

Many former presidents have invited the public to weigh in on policy decisions. Recent presidents have given up this practice. How has this harmed our democracy?

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The Other Four Strands of Dewey’s Thought

November 11, 2014 Comments Off on The Other Four Strands of Dewey’s Thought

Dan Yankelovich outlines John Dewey’s pragmatic philosophy, which he argues can help save our democracy.

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John Dewey’s Heritage

November 4, 2014 Comments Off on John Dewey’s Heritage

Five aspects of John Dewey’s philosophy of pragmatism hold the potential to put us back on track to valuing the public good, says Dan Yankelovich.

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