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Psychologies of Going Nuclear — February 4, 2019
This article identifies multiple psychologies affecting joining and withdrawing from nuclear weapons agreements.
The US Government Shutdown: When Is Personality Shut Out? — January 28, 2019
This article identifies factors influencing how significant a leader’s personality affects political decision making and behavior.
Trends. Double Bind in Quebec and in the World — February 2, 2001
This article discusses the desire for Quebec to become an independent nation-state but there are dynamics that affect that process. The Separatist Movement faces roadblocks no matter the state of the national economy in Canada.
Trends. The Idolatry of Ignorance and Iconoclasm: Notes on the Taliban — March 2, 2001
The New York Times has reported that at least some Taliban authorities have directed that all statues in Afghanistan--including those commonly viewed as priceless exemplars of cultural (largely Buddhist) heritage and as treasures--be destroyed. The Taliban's rationale--that these statues have been used as idols and deities by non-Islamic believers and may be turned into idols in the future--is largely discussed in the context of leading to a global cultural catastrophe, as an unacceptable decision, as gratuitous vandalism, as exemplifying a rigid ignorance deserving unique contempt and disgust.
Trends. Once, Shame on You, Twice, Shame on Me: Recapitulation of Scandal in the United Kingdom — February 2, 2001
This article discusses Peter Mandelson, confidant to the United Kingdom's Prime Minister, Tony Blair, and the attempts to explain why Mr. Mandelson has, for a second time, resigned from the government under scandalous clouds.
Trends. The Political Psychology of Illicit Sex — April 26, 2002
This article discusses the sexual behavior of Roman Catholic priests, and scandal.
Political Psychology in the Contemporary Political World — April 26, 2002
This edition of IBPP explores several recent political events from the vantage point of political psychological perspectives and constructs.
The Terror of Terrorism: The Limits of Epistemology — April 5, 2002
The purpose of this article is to identify elements of the psychological terror wrought through terrorism.
Trends. In the Kingdom of the United Kingdom: The Psychology of Post-Election Transition — June 22, 2001
This article was written by Mr. Dai Williams, a chartered occupational psychologist. He can be reached at Eos Life-Work, Woking, Surrey, United Kingdom; email: email@example.com; website: http://www.eoslifework.co.uk.
In his article, Mr. Williams considers the personal impact of post-election transition periods in the United Kingdom.
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