Surveys

Political science

I have another post up over at Psychology Today, which has been included in a special feature on ‘The Science Behind Politics.’ This time I’m talking about negative political campaigning: …The US Presidential Primaries have been widely maligned as a parade… Read More ›

Some pieces and bits

It’s early January. That time when other people’s New Year’s resolutions mean that you get lots of emails. About really important stuff that you simply must deal with, like, immediately. These folks need a reply because they only have stamina for… Read More ›

Ukraine, where *are* you?

One of the prerequisites for launching a military intervention in someplace like Ukraine is to figure out exactly where Ukraine actually is. So you can see what the problem is going to be here… Some folks think it’s somewhere around Missouri:  … Read More ›

Euphemistic congress

Everybody knows that it is perfectly acceptable to say anything you like about religion. Anything. Go on, try it. Nobody will care one way or the other. After all, for as long as the history of human civilization has been recorded,… Read More ›