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LOS ANGELES — It’s been a week of #MeToOlympics coverage, but the Olympics will be over soon, as the world’s best athletes and organizers announce the winner.
On Tuesday, athletes will be sworn in for the men’s and women’s rowing and canoeing competitions, which will also determine the world record for the highest individual score for a single event.
But the Olympic spirit of openness and transparency will continue for the next week, as more details are revealed about the 2020 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
A new poll from the Pew Research Center and the University of Michigan showed that just as many Americans feel like their privacy has been invaded in the past week, with 60 percent of Americans saying they feel “surprised or bothered” by some type of online activity.
A majority of Americans — 54 percent — said they feel uncomfortable about being asked their personal information at a bar, and 41 percent said they’re uncomfortable about a stranger asking their location at a restaurant.
While that may sound like a lot, only 29 percent of the American public felt “surprise or bothered,” according to Pew.
Americans also are worried about the impact the Games will have on the environment and the economy, with 47 percent of respondents saying the Games would make the U.S. less safe and 21 percent saying it would make it more.
And just as people are not as enthusiastic about the Olympic Games, there is widespread concern about the U-turn by the United States in the wake of the 2016 U.N. climate change summit.
About 70 percent of American respondents think the U,S.
will not take meaningful action on climate change, while just 32 percent think the country will take significant action on the issue.
“I have been to every single one of these Olympics,” said Jill Stein, who ran on a Green Party ticket for president in 2020 and who is now running again.
“And I can tell you there is no better time than now to make the case for a major shift away from fossil fuels.”
While the results of the poll from Pew are not surprising given the public’s high levels of distrust of the U., the Pew poll also found that more than one in five Americans are “extremely” or “very” concerned about the possibility of the Olympics taking place in the future.
And, according to the poll, more than 60 percent — including 69 percent of Democrats — said the country needs to address climate change before the 2020 Olympics.
While the poll is the first time in a while that Americans have expressed concern about whether the Games are a good idea, the fact that the poll shows that almost half of Americans are concerned is a very significant indicator of the country’s changing views.
A poll from last summer showed that about 40 percent of all Americans thought the Games were a bad idea.
A study conducted by the nonpartisan Pew Research Centre in September showed that, for the first-ever time, more Americans said they believed that the U.’s influence on the world was harming the U’s interests.
In an interview with NBC News in September, Stein, the Green Party presidential nominee, said, “I think there is something seriously wrong when the United Kingdom and the U and the rest of the world are being ripped off by the fossil fuel industry, but it’s not because of the Games.
It’s because the United Nations is being ripped away from the people of the United Sates.”
She continued, “We have a lot of work to do and a lot more to do.
We have to make it clear that we’re going to fight and we’re not going to let the Olympics be the reason for that.”
Jill Stein is one of several candidates running for president who are fighting for greater environmental justice.
Jill Stein said on NBC News that climate change is not a hoax, and the Games could be a “game changer.”
In the United State, Jill Stein ran on the Green party ticket, which includes the Green ticket’s platform for a $15 an hour minimum wage, free tuition for college, a $3 minimum wage for women and an end to the use of fossil fuels in transportation.
But Stein, like many of the candidates running in 2020, has yet to disclose her position on climate and renewable energy.
“We are not going into the Games with a carbon footprint, and we are not bringing carbon pollution to the environment,” Stein told NBC News.
“So the only way we are going to get it done is to make sure that we take a real climate change agenda, not just an Olympic one.”
Jill’s platform calls for investing in renewable energy, including wind and solar, and said that her goal is to eliminate the “massive carbon pollution” from the energy sector.
She also said that, because of climate change and its impacts, the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals have been “corrupted.”
Jill said in her interview with MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell that
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