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Public Perception

Success of Afghan Election Hinges on Credibility Among Afghans

Sam Schneider | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics
Sam Schneider

The candidates must accept the final results of the runoff, and remain open to working together in the next government. If the loser feeds a frenzy of public opposition, it could lay the groundwork for something like the civil war that tore the country apart and opened the door to Taliban rule in the 1990s.

Arab Myths Distort Understanding of American Policy

James Zogby | Posted 11.21.2013 | World
James Zogby

The West is still mystified by the Arab World. Absent real understanding, our public discourse and, too often, our policy debates are informed by crude myths and negative stereotypes of the region, its culture and its people.

Wait, Aren't Most Latinos Maids, Gardeners, And Gangsters As Seen on TV?

Posted 09.12.2012 | Latino Voices

Large and surprising shares of non-Latino Americans embrace and fully believe a whole host of stereotypes that, in their minds, render the nation’s ...

The Worst Corporate Reputations In America

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 07.03.2011 | Business

A company's reputation is formed not only by the products it sells, but by the decisions it makes in times of crises. For some, that's a good thing. F...