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Aaron Pomerantz

Aaron Pomerantz, M.S. is a social psychologist currently pursuing his doctorate at the University of Oklahoma. His work has been published in Political Psychology, Newsweek, and the Foundation for Economic Education, among others. His research interests include the study of honor culture, aggression, and political ideology. He is also one of the hosts of "Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Snarkiness," an economics and psychology podcast.

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Trump, Tariffs, and Economic Honor: The Trade War as a Form of Retributive Violence

Protectionism and Free Trade


Much of Donald Trump's political rhetoric appears to be premised on "honor ideology" which places reputation and respect from others above all else, even at the cost of self-harm.

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