Friday, March 31, 2017

Fragile sense of self-worth also drives people to conspiracy theories

https://www.statnews.com/2017/03/08/trump-wiretapping-tweets/ Research has also found that conspiracy beliefs are more common among people with certain personality traits. “Agreeableness,” for instance, is defined as being considerate, trusting, willing to compromise, and caring about getting along with others. People who score low on measures of this trait tend to pick fights and see

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World leaders criticize selective Muslim ban

http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/world/323342/world-leaders-decry-trump%27s-refugee-ban Canada's prime minister, Justin Trudeau, tweeted: "To those fleeing persecution, terror and war, Canadians will welcome you, regardless of your faith. Diversity is our strength." France's Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said the decision was worrying. "The reception of refugees fleeing the war, fleeing oppression, is part of our duties." Germany's Foreign Minister

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Universal Condemnation of Trumps Muslim Ban

http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/americas/88882381/global-criticism-of-trump-muslim-travel-ban-builds-from-germany-to-google Trudeau, in a tweet, said Canada would welcome those fleeing "persecution, terror and war. Canadians will welcome you, regardless of your faith." A similar message was sent by Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, who said refugees deserve a safe haven regardless of their background or religion. Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen

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NZ’s most vulnerable may get trumpled

http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/business/316907/nz's-economic-growth-could-get-'trumpled' THe outlook for New Zealand's economy is rosy but could turn sour if Donald Trump becomes the next president of the United States, according to ASB Bank. The bank's latest quarterly economic forecasts indicate New Zealand has the strongest annual economic growth outlook among developed countries, with an annual growth rate

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