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Why Are People Xenophobic?

Assistant Professor Dr Karim Bettache

07-Dec-21 15:00

Why Are People Xenophobic?

Xenophobia is dislike of or prejudice against people from other countries. We’ve seen this a lot but over the past couple of years during the COVID-19 pandemic, bigotry and prejudice against foreign nationals have only risen. But why are people xenophobic? What role do politicians and capitalism play in it?

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