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Roy Eidelson

Roy Eidelson

Roy Eidelson is the former executive director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Solomon Asch Center for Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict, and a past president of Psychologists for Social Responsibility. His latest book is, "Political Mind Games: How the 1% Manipulate Our Understanding of What’s Happening, What’s Right, and What’s Possible" (2018).

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Rumsfeld Then, DeSantis Now: The Lies That Bind

History is likely to remember both Rumsfeld and DeSantis as arrogant and reckless "public servants" who bore significant responsibility for unnecessary and unmitigated disasters.

Roy Eidelson ·


With the Win-Win Machine, Most of Us Actually Lose

If Biden now selects only corporate-friendly, status-quo-defending advisors and Cabinet members, and if he touts watered-down bipartisan "solutions" as stunning successes, it will further cement a betrayal.

Roy Eidelson ·


Asylum, Now an American Horror Story

What we are now witnessing is an assault designed to suffocate the hopes and life prospects of human beings desperately seeking safety and a better life.

Roy Eidelson ·


Beware the Bipartisan Legion of Doom: Corporate Democrats and Trump's GOP

There is no more daunting and dangerous duo in U.S. politics than the profits-over-people corporate wing of the Democratic Party and the belligerent, bigoted, and brutal Republican Party of Donald Trump.

Roy Eidelson ·


Bernie, Biden, and My Father

Bernie has the highest favorability ratings of all the primary candidates and the latest national polls show him beating Trump in the general election.

Roy Eidelson ·


Stoking Fear: We Must Remember How the Iraq War Was Sold

History shows that fearmongering has long been a standard tactic used to rally public support and acquiescence for military interventions that are both unwarranted and unwise

Roy Eidelson ·


In a World of Corporate-Backed Politicians, Beware the Sounds of Sirens

We cannot shut ourselves off from their lies, but we must learn how to immunize ourselves—and our friends and neighbors—against them

Roy Eidelson ·


A Tale of Two Caravans: What Trump Is Really Afraid of Is a Mass of Voters

Trump and other GOP leaders believe that stoking fear, anger, suspicion, and contempt toward the migrant caravan is the best way to counter and undermine the voter caravan now massing against them.

Roy Eidelson ·

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