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Negative emotions are better predictors of populist attitudes

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The FINANCIAL -- The rise of populism has been accompanied by explanations as to why people feel drawn to it. An international study across 15 European countries, carried out by researchers at the University of Amsterdam and funded by the European Union’s H2020, now sheds light on the role of negative emotions. The conclusion is that ‘anger, contempt and anxiety are much better predictors of populist attitudes than socio-economic and socio-cultural factors.’…

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Negative emotions are better predictors of populist attitudes

1 min read

The FINANCIAL -- The rise of populism has been accompanied by explanations as to why people feel drawn to it. An international study across 15 European countries, carried out by researchers at the University of Amsterdam and funded by the European Union’s H2020, now sheds light on the role of negative emotions. The conclusion is…