In the 19th Pandemic PollWatch, GQR examines attitudes toward science and scientists, and the effects of coronavirus on elections in Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, and the Czech Republic.
A new Freedom House report, based on a first-of-its-kind GQR survey, reveals a setback for democracy during the pandemic as many governments and authoritarian leaders respond to the health crisis with new abuses of power, the silencing of critics and opposition parties, increased corruption, and changes to election rules.
Pandemic PollWatch returns with the 17th edition, examining economic issues slowly returning to the fore, and how a significant number remain resistant to a COVID-19 vaccine.
This op-ed by GQR Senior Advisor and professor of political science at the University of Washington, Christopher S. Parker, was originally published by The Washington Post on August 10, 2020.
In a recent piece for The Washington Post by Annie Linskey and Isaac Stanley-Becker, GQR Vice President Kelsey Suter discusses efforts by GQR to help Supermajority, Ultra Violet, and other women’s groups identify and curb sexist social media content and the spread of disinformation ahead of Biden’s announcement of his vice presidential pick.