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The trust gap influences political receptivity - 2016 Edelman Trust Barometer thoughts

It’s this time of the year again. The annual Edelman Trust Barometer is out, and I cannot emphasise enough how important it is for all PR practictioners and students to analyse it and understand its message and meaning. 621 more words

Nothing to Fear

A Dutch oven isn’t really an oven – it’s just a big pot – and a Dutch door isn’t much of a door – it’s more a gate with a window on top – and a Dutch treat isn’t a treat at all. 3,279 more words

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Terrifying Uyghurs

In a recent article James Leibold, a scholar at La Trobe University, in Australia, discussed the way ethnic minority struggles against police and structural violence has often been officially misrecognized as “terrorism.” At the same time, in China, as in the United States, violent acts carried out by non-Muslims are read as acts of the deranged and mentally ill, but not as “terrorism.” In China, as in the United States, the lives of Muslims which are lost as a result of “terrorist” or “counter-terrorism” efforts are often unnoticed and unmourned. 897 more words

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The Darkest Side of Fear

All of us have moments of fear. It is natural. It is human. I believe that one of the measures of our humanity is how we manage our fear. 1,337 more words