Why does the appeal to racism work so often in politics? Why are so many people vulnerable to the racist appeal? Terror Management Theory gives us insight into the politics of racism and hope in countering it.
Is the very model of a very stable genius an unstable influencer? A leadership style that relies on strong-arm tactics, intimidation, humiliation, and name calling is inherently unstable. The leader is not respected by peers, followers, or subordinates.
Being a woman and a candidate for major office is fraught with difficulties. Expectations, perceptions, and judgments are all very different for women than men. Elizabeth Warren may have some advantages that the other women for the Dem nomination don’t have.
Are you afraid that Trump will win AGAIN in 2020? Are you afraid that a female candidate can’t beat him? Do you scratch your ass and wonder where white male Republican privilege comes from? Well, the answer is the same for all of these questions: ANGER!
As unbelievable as it may seem, the pro-impeachment bunch is still a minority! Go figure! Ye Olde Blogge reminds us that the four factors of minority influence if deftly applied can change all of that.
Are there really so many truly evil, selfish, authoritarian people in America? Why are so many of us willing to go along with the New Cruelty and celebrate the deaths of children? Groupthink and authoritarian personality goes along way to explaining this cultural phenomenon.