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Seniors Are More Conservative Because the Poor Don’t Survive to Become Seniors

New York Magazine
Seniors Are More Conservative Because the Poor Don’t Survive to Become Seniors

«So it’s not just a matter of people naturally growing more conservative as they grow older. It’s also a matter of the wealthier — and more conservative — people surviving more often, and for longer.» – I have never thought of it from this perspective, but it makes an awful lot of sense. Would love to see a broader study that shows how (or not) this applies to other countries.


Published in Weekly Filet #276, in June 2018. More on: #, #

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