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What was the cause of the MAGAcommunism movement?

I wouldn't recommend that video link. It comes across as someone really trying to be philosophical, despite being stoned. Just sayin'. To the question... Look, Trumpism isn't an intellectual movement. ...
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Are there research results on what makes people in established democracies believe in election fraud?

Since the U.S. is given as an example, there is a simple item that is missing on your list: Complexity/convolution of the election process. A trustworthy election process should not only be ...
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What are the core universal differences between young and old people's political attitudes?

Has political psychology revealed some universal differences between young and old people's attitudes that would explain big factors such as the identification on the left-right and globalist-...
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What was the cause of the MAGAcommunism movement?

TLDR: the basis seems to be a deep admiration for Russia, China, Syria, etc. And how state authority works over there, which both of these guys say is deeply rooted in popular support. And something ...
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Why is it assumed that UN votes are always based on Realpolitik rather than genuine convictions of the country in question?

I think the phenomenon you are describing can be largely explained via two observations: It is "well-known" that people (natural persons or otherwise) sometimes act in bad faith. Almost ...
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Are there research results on what makes people in established democracies believe in election fraud?

There is some research, e.g. this 2017 article. It begins by laying out some context: After Mitt Romney’s defeat in 2012, 49 percent of Republicans believed that the Democrat-leaning activist group, ...
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What are the core universal differences between young and old people's political attitudes?

The following isn't a political psychological study, much less an universal one. However, there are some observable patterns in the behavior of older vs younger voters, as well as the interaction ...
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What was the cause of the MAGAcommunism movement?

Being a populist is analogous to running a 2 dollar store: you need lots of merchandise (policies), each item appealing some of the punters. There is no need for them to harmonize. Before you get into ...
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Why is it assumed that UN votes are always based on Realpolitik rather than genuine convictions of the country in question?

Representatives are expected to rationally weigh the consequences of their decisions, and act in the best strategic interest of the entity they are representing. Of course, they do not always succeed -...
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Why is it assumed that UN votes are always based on Realpolitik rather than genuine convictions of the country in question?

It's a particularly weird example. The U.N. is an organization dedicated to world peace and has passed a Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which is at least in part ratified by all countries. So, ...
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Why is it assumed that UN votes are always based on Realpolitik rather than genuine convictions of the country in question?

The relevant term in the law and politics is the conflict of interest. A judgement is not expected to be completely neutral and unbiased if the deciding individual has significant interest (material ...
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Why is it assumed that UN votes are always based on Realpolitik rather than genuine convictions of the country in question?

This is a good political question related to international politics and foreign policy. To the question you linked, indeed both the questioner and some of the answerers (including me) made a ...
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Are there research results on what makes people in established democracies believe in election fraud?

A long history of crooked politics. Simply put, the US Democratic Party has been rigging elections for decades, dating back to the days of Tammany Hall, the Chicago Machine,. I can't find a source for ...
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