In response to criticism directed at Pres. Obama for suggesting that BLM activists should be willing to compromise, I take us through minority influence and apply the principles to several current social movements.
We all have argued with people on the other side of the political or ideological divide. Typically, to no avail. This post explores the strategies that research suggests may be successful… if it is at all possible.
Once a falsehood or an honest mistake has been introduced into the electorate, it can take on a life of its own. It can be very difficult to scrub this from the consciousness of the population. This post explores the reasons behind people clinging to a disproved lie or errors like death panels in the ACA.