Polarized speech: A function of self-persuasion

Journal Reference: Peter Schwardmann, Egon Tripodi, Joël J. van der Weele. Self-Persuasion: Evidence from Field Experiments at International Debating Competitions. American Economic Review, 2022; 112 (4): 1118 DOI: 10.1257/aer.20200372 “Politicians are in the business of persuasion,” said Peter Schwardmann, assistant professor in social and decision sciences at Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences and … Read more

Bernie Sanders slams Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos’ ‘Joyrides to Space’ in Viral Speech – Reuters News in France and abroad

Bernie Sanders slams Elon Musk Jeff Bezos Joyrides to Space

US Senator Bernie Sanders criticized US billionaires in a recent speech, saying, “Anyone who thinks we don’t have an oligarchy here in America is seriously mistaken.” His speech quickly went viral on social media, with many users joining him in his speech. decrying billionaires like Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson — their space travels, … Read more

Former Levi executive Jennifer Sey on quitting over Covid ‘free speech’ – Reuters

Former Levi executive Jennifer Sey on quitting over Covid free

Speaking out against school closures during the Covid-19 pandemic was a decision that Jennifer Sey says came at the expense of her senior executive job at Levi Strauss, according to a Thursday morning interview on ‘Squawk Box” from CNBC. Sey told co-presenter Andrew Ross Sorkin she was ‘absolutely kicked out’ of the San Francisco-based clothing … Read more