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January 17, 2022

Poll numbers show there’s now a shortage of … hope?

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More than half of Americans are extremely worried about the direction of the country, according to the latest Mood of the Nation poll by the McCourtney Institute for Democracy at Penn State in collaboration with APM Research Lab. We discuss the findings with Eric Plutzer, a political science professor at Penn State and director of polling at the McCourtney Institute. Oil well drilling has picked up in the Permian Basin in Texas, but filling jobs for oil field work has proven to be a challenge. Medicare is challenging the FDA’s approval of Aduhelm, an Alzheimer’s drug.

Aired January 13, 2022

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