Well, that escalated quickly. Or rather, slowly. Because when democracies start to fray, the corrosion is usually incremental: few regimes are overthrown overnight. The first few inflammatory statements are dismissed as innocuous, even as idiotic. But gradually, norms are shifted, tribes moulded, and scapegoats identified. Out-group hostility is the fulcrum […]
Tag: political psychology
Here is a blast from the not-so-distant past: the Republican president speaks the day after the Democrats win a bitterly contested presidential election. Take it away, George W.: No matter how they cast their ballots, all Americans can be proud of the history that was made yesterday across the country. […]
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It’s podcast time again — I am delighted to have contributed to the first podcast of the Psychological Society of Ireland, along with Professor Ian Robertson and host Máire Treasa Ní Cheallaigh. Do have a listen…
To be released in October 2019. Just when you thought it would be safe to get back into the water… Details here.