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A Beautiful If Evil Strategy

As the planet fills up with plastic and the EU ponders its new ‘plastics strategy’, is the great re-framing and concern co-option strategy of the plastics industry finally going to run out of road?  The threat of invisible omnipresent micro-plastics … Continue reading

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Brexit Values Story Part 2.1

Research from surveys conducted before and after the 2017 General Election shows that Leave/ Remain voters split along values lines more than party lines, or indeed by age, class or sex.   Brexit Values Story Part 2.1 explores the data and … Continue reading

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What Could You Do With £36 billion ?

The Vote Leave campaign converted questionable economic statistics into powerful but ultimately false promises about funding the UK NHS in the 2016 EU Referendum campaign.  Now, as Britain faces a £36bn bill for the first item on the Brexit menu, … Continue reading

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“Oh Jeremy Corbyn” – Will You Chose The Old or The Young ?

  Photo: ParisMatch, Jeremy Corbyn à Glastonbury. Dylan Martinez/Reuters [download this blog as a pdf] Can the UK avoid Brexit ?  While nearly all attention focuses on Britain’s beleagured Prime Minister Theresa May, the person who could most easily swing … Continue reading

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The Most Interesting Campaign in the UK General Election

On June 8th the UK goes to back to the polling booths for a General Election.  The political campaigns do not look very interesting, and the most interesting political figure in the Election is not a politician but a campaigning … Continue reading

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The Bubble Print: A New CSR Frontier for Google and Facebook

Many commentators, pundits, politicians, journalists, NGOs, and even normal people, are talking about ‘bubbles’ and Brexit, and as my previous blog suggested, such ‘bubbles’ can easily form along values divides. The way we now ‘living more separate lives’, aided and … Continue reading

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The Values Story of the Brexit Split (Part 1)

Unconscious motivational values are largely missing from most discussions about what happened in the EU Referendum vote for ‘Brexit’ and the Trump election.  Many people have asked me what ‘values’ may have played and this post is my view of … Continue reading

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Why Simply Countering ‘Fake News’ With ‘Fact Checking’ May Not Work

Fact checking initiatives against ‘Fake News’ will not work unless they take account of values differences The news is full of reports of moves to stem ‘fake news’, for example involving Facebook, Google, French TV, and the BBC.   This is … Continue reading

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Trump-Brexit: From Lightning Bolts to Lightning Rods

 (photos Open University and The Guardian) When Theresa May said “Brexit Means Brexit”, nobody knew what it meant.  Well they do now, they think it means Trump. Donald Trump was elected and the UK referendum found for Brexit both by … Continue reading

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Links and Resources on Motivational Values

Chris Rose  chris@campaignstrategy.co.uk (compiled 19 January 2017) www.campaignstrategy.org I often get asked about values study examples, data and how the CDSM Values Modes system works.  Below are some links to posts at this blog, in my Newsletters/ articles and elsewhere, … Continue reading

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