President Donald Trump poses for photographs with a Bible outside St John’s Church across Lafayette Park from the White House on June 1, amid protests over the death of George Floyd. Photo: AP
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Outside In by David Dodwell

What do Trump’s base, China’s National People’s Congress and Hong Kong’s protest movement have in common? A human tendency towards bias

  • Conflicts over race issues in the US and a national security law in Hong Kong are no less distressing for proving what we know – that humans are hard-wired to be biased
  • Bias has chance of surviving in a multilateral world of information sharing, cooperation and compromise
President Donald Trump poses for photographs with a Bible outside St John’s Church across Lafayette Park from the White House on June 1, amid protests over the death of George Floyd. Photo: AP
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