“The fact that people even go out to vote is very disturbing to economists. After all, you won’t change the result of the election with your lone vote, and on the other hand it costs you time and money. If you do a cost-benefit analysis of it – clearly one shouldn’t vote. Classical economists are very disturbed by people who go out to vote and also by people who leave tips in restaurants that they don’t plan to visit again.”
Professor Paul Dolan, Professor of Behavioural Science, LSE
Professor Lord Richard Layard, Emeritus Professor of Economics, LSE
Lord Gus O’Donnell, Chair of Frontier Economics and Visiting Professor, LSE
Professor Liam Delaney, Professor of Behavioural Science, LSE
Dr ChristianKrekel, Assistant professor of Behavioural Science, LSE
Dr Jet Sanders, Assistant Professorof Behavioural Science, LSE
Dr Celia Blanco-Jimenez. Fellow in Behavioural Science, LSE
Dr Kate Laffan, Fellow in Behavioural Science,University College Dublin
Dr Georgios Kavetsos,Associate Professor in Behavioural Science, QMC London
Dr Laura Kudrna, Fellow in Behavioural Science, University of Birmingh
4.5. The foregoing discussion highlighted the importance of processes as well as outcomes, and so a separate wellbeing commission should be established …
In contrast, she said, “this question of whether Pelosi should be ousted altogether, and whether we have to do so because there’s not someone in the ranks, is a new one.”
“It’s an interesting conversation given that we’ve had now two years of these progressive ‘Squad’ members in office who came in really hot to do something about Nancy Pelosi and to threaten her leadership at that point,” she added.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is publicly rejecting those calls, saying that Democrats don’t have the votes to pass „Medicare for All“ in the House and there are other options the party has that would affect real change.
Even though the Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands has gone on for decades, the only times that people have really erupted in opposition to Israel have been when they have lost hope.
Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume weighs in on the 2020 Democratic field heading into South Carolina primary.
What happens when times change, but parties don’t?
The Democratic presidential candidates pleaded with voters in Iowa for their last-minute consideration on Sunday, competing with the Super Bowl for caucusgoers’ attention and straining against an atmosphere of unusual uncertainty and indecision among Democrats ahead of the first-in-the-nation nominating contest.
„I wasn’t sure it was a good idea, to be perfectly honest,“ the former New Hampshire state senator-turned-podcast host said recently. „What held me back a little bit was as Bernie says, ‚It’s not me, it’s us,‘ and that so many other candidates were picking up what he was talking about.“
Many progressives said similar things at the beginning of this campaign cycle. They felt that issues that Sanders has championed, such as Medicare for All, were now part of the party’s mainstream debate.
But as the campaign dragged on …