- Donald Trump's 2016 presidential candidacy not only attracted whites with more conservative views on race; he also made his white supporters more likely to express more extreme views on immigration, Black Lives Matter (BLM), and police killings of African Americans. https://academic.oup.com/poq/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/poq/nfab040/6378766 70 comments science
- Individuals who hold anti-intellectual views become more likely to oppose scientific consensus views (on issues such as climate change, nuclear power, GMOs, and water fluoridation) if they are informed about what the scientific consensus is on those subjects. https://academic.oup.com/poq/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/poq/nfz053/5758079 483 comments science
- Low-income Americans in states that expanded Medicaid (as part of the Obamacare health care reform) are more supportive of Obamacare (the Affordable Care Act) than low-income Americans in states that did not expand Medicaid. https://academic.oup.com/poq/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/poq/nfz004/5430239?redirectedfrom=fulltext 79 comments science
- New study finds that sexism powerfully predicted vote choice in 2016 even after controlling for authoritarianism, partisanship, and other predispositions. Using historical data they also show that 2016 was the only year in which it played a large and significant role. https://academic.oup.com/poq/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/poq/nfy003/4963814 59 comments science
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