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Why is it that people so often vote against their own interests? Are pragmatic politics patronising or simply a turn off? David Runciman investigates the unpopularity of President Obama's healthcare reforms and he asks why so many Americans seem angry about efforts to make them better off.
David Runciman investigates the unpopularity of President Obama's healthcare reforms.
Turkeys Voting for Christmas0120100127Why is it that people so often vote against their own interests? Are pragmatic politics patronising or simply a turn off? David Runciman investigates the unpopularity of President Obama's healthcare reforms and he asks why so many Americans seem angry about efforts to make them better off.
Turkeys Voting for Christmas0120100127 
 02 LAST20100203David Runciman explores the reasons why people often vote against their own self interest.
David penetrates the psyche of the British electorate.
He asks why inheritance tax is so unpopular among the people who have least to lose from it.
Is it really true that people prefer politicians who make them feel better about themselves rather than politicians who make them better off? And why are voters so scathing about the focus groups designed to help the policy makers do them a good turn?
Why is inheritance tax is so unpopular among the people who have least to lose from it?
 

Duration

  • 15 Minutes

Genre

  • Factual
  • Politics

Genre

  • Genre: Barack Obama, Documentaries, Politics, Factual, Health care, Politics of the United States, United States

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