Whether somebody engages civically or not, does not substantially influence their well-being. This is the central finding from two recent studies from Germany and the UK, conducted by researchers from the Universities of Vechta and […]
Party polarization tends to come before voter polarization, according to new research co-led by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York.This article was originally published on this website.
Conspiracy theories have mutated into conspiracism, a transformation marked by people rejecting proof and evidence in favor of frivolous speculation. That’s what political scientists Russell Muirhead and Nancy Rosenblum suggest in their book “A Lot […]
While the American Rescue Plan Act provided a major infusion of economic aid to low-income and middle-class Americans, more should be done to tackle racial wealth inequality and the structural issues in the tax code […]
Conspiracy theories have circulated at all times, in all cultures, and among all populations. They routinely appear in conjunction with major incidents, such as those that today take the form of terrorist attacks, the COVID-19 […]
Investors react more negatively to transactions between firms in different countries if there is evidence of weak political affinity, a new study suggests.This article was originally published on this website.
Since the start of the pandemic, communities throughout the UK have rallied to help vulnerable and isolated people. Churches, charities, football clubs, mosques, local councilors and groups of concerned neighbors have distributed food, home-learning technology, […]
Support for populist parties and politicians, and agreement with populist sentiment, has diminished during the pandemic, according to a “mega-dataset” taking in attitudes of over half a million people across 109 countries since 2020.This article […]
There is too much focus on online radicalisation, says Joe Whittaker, when this is just one of the factors that make someone become a terrorist. In fact, Whittaker’s research shows that terrorists who use the […]
Research suggests the failure of the Truman administration to pursue rapprochement with Chinese Communists before the founding of the People’s Republic of China was not based on ideological distance or domestic politics, as has previously […]