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I was recently accused of doing “partisan” science by the leader of a large right-wing Swiss political party, so this is going to be a few thoughts about academia, having open political positions and Switzerland. Grab a cuppa.
My research shows that when politicians use hate speech, it is not just empty rhetoric or political theater: Domestic terrorism increases, in the US and in other countries.
A pathological need to please is preventing the prime minister from breaking bad news.
Coronavirus: Trust in political figures is at a low just as they need citizens to act on their advice.4 min read
Leaders all over the world have tested their citizens to the limit in recent years. Now they need them to follow strict orders to stop the spread of infection.
A brilliant thread by Andrew Stroehlein on how to deal with people, politicians and media that spread lies on social media, and support and encourage those who favour truth above partisanship instead.
The lying we have seen spewing mindlessly from the oral cavities of Gove, Johnson and Raab have been purposeful, obvious deceptions designed to confuse and muddy the water.