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The impact of Covid-19 has been felt across the globe, however different nations have taken different strategies and gotten very different outcomes. New research suggests key cultural differences may have played a big part in how different parts of the world have recovered from the virus. NBC’s Joshua Johnson spoke with Michele Gelfand, a Cultural Psychologist at the University of Maryland, College Park, about her research. Aired on 02/22/2021.
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  • RobBCactive
    RobBCactive

    Three of those poor performing Covid countries have anti-science populist right wing leaders. They totally failed to prepare their countries and acted too slowly. Spain was caught out by the rapid spread from Italy, but then took strict measures. The high density urban living works against containing the virus once it was endemic.

  • Chris Young
    Chris Young

    If thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.

  • James Godin
    James Godin

    Shes so full of crap & very awkward. You can tell shes uncomfortable with her look & what shes saying.

  • Devout Lion
    Devout Lion

    Breaking news covids racist

  • crash6674
    crash6674

    this woman looks like she is the green screen

    • RobBCactive
      RobBCactive

      "New York Times" just above her hair ?

  • James Lee
    James Lee

    Fake news from the Presstitutes continues. AGENDA 21 FLU WORLD ORDER

  • Sail Broker
    Sail Broker

    BIDEN'S IDIOCRACY

  • Vin G
    Vin G

    Ex president was loose brain and looser in reality. That was the main problem with Covid-19 in DSA

  • cybogoblin
    cybogoblin

    I don't know if I'd call NZ a 'snug' culture. We're pretty 'loose' but are more focused on 'fairness'. For instance, isolated communities setup road checkpoints during out first lockdown. They suffered during the 1918 Influenza, so didn't want a repeat. They worked with the police to make sure nobody went overboard, and it worked fine. Some people tried grumbling, but most agreed that it was the right thing to do We also have a bit more trust in our government than the US or UK, and aren't afraid to call them out when they drop the ball.

    • cybogoblin
      cybogoblin

      @Jack Fisher firearm ownership in NZ might surprise you. We're not at America levels, but they're out there. But then we also don't associate gun ownership with power.

    • Suzanne Jefferson
      Suzanne Jefferson

      And the 1918 Spanish flu started by vaccines given to the soldiers who then went home and spread it . They have been genocideing us since the beginning of time. God does not make deformed , ill , autistic children nor does he make sickly animals man does. The poor dog is the most vaccinated animal on earth. Now they grow tumors, get diabetic and very sickly in age . Dogs never had this when I was a child because their were no vaccines. And do you think it's wise to shut down the whole world over a virus that's 98% survival rate. Are people really dumb enough to put that genetically modified poison into their body's out of fear fear fear from the controlled media who is run by 6 Corporations . Let me tell you something friend the UN has the Jack boot on our necks we've been screaming for years but the CIA coined the word conspiracy so anyone bring anything to light gets mocked called nuts yadda. Maybe you forgot Obama bought 30,000 guillotines . Why does our government need this? Certainly ain't for the swamp. You better look into the Noah hide laws.

    • Suzanne Jefferson
      Suzanne Jefferson

      You better look into the 1871 organic Act. For God sakes wake up we were born into slavery debt slaves America is a Corporation and we are nothing but chattel. Never succeeded from the Royal Crown. Dam were waiting for you guys to get it . Voting is a two party system designed by the 1% to make us think we have a choice we don't. They use the two party system to divide us so we never step out of the left right paridyne. While your at it look up the Georgia guide stone's.

  • Michael Bennink
    Michael Bennink

    America has the largest incarceration rates per capita, in the world, it certainly is not loose towards 'rule' breakers. Or at least it has a very distorted view of what really matters in the world! Now I think about it, yeah, you guys definetly have youre priorities all screwed up!

  • Catherine Massard
    Catherine Massard

    Black Americans are afraid of covid19, However Black Americans are more afraid of the fact that they have never been treated fairly in this country from the beginning of time. Black Americans have not yet to see equality, humanity, justice, etc , from the beginning of time blacks have never walked the same road as any other human. We can stand tall and stand up and hope the world can see who's not standing equally with out the fear of storm and turmoil. The rights for all are loud and clear. I am human

  • carolyn kinch
    carolyn kinch

    Having a President who openly mocked Covid as a Hoax certainly added significantly to America's higher Death Counts.. Donald J. Trump must NEVER be allowed to run for Office Again..!!

    • James Godin
      James Godin

      @Christian Maciel SHEEP FECES

    • James Godin
      James Godin

      He was 100% correct snowflake. YOU WILL SEE HIM in office again trust me.

    • Christian Maciel
      Christian Maciel

      You are a sheep

    • Thepillow13 E
      Thepillow13 E

      Too bad he's capable again 😂

  • evil khor
    evil khor

    Being white now-a-days in America its hard to get fair treatment.

    • RobBCactive
      RobBCactive

      Just imagine how much harder it'd be if you were black!

  • Matt T
    Matt T

    Dr Fauci says that even if I get the vaccine I can't go back to normal life...so...why would I bother getting the vaccine?

    • Ross M
      Ross M

      @Jack Fisher not really sure where you got right vs left, anti-vax stems from a lack of education

    • Ross M
      Ross M

      @Jack Fisher lol i thought you people claimed it caused autism? did people noticing the zero evidence on that force you to switch to fertility? what will you be claiming 5-10 years from now, homosexuality? maybe socialism?

    • Ross M
      Ross M

      vaccines are for providing active acquired immunity, not for going back to "normal" life... let me guess, you were educated in the US

  • James Walker
    James Walker

    HAHAHA hahaha hahaha hahaha hahaha sure ryt hahaha hahaha hahaha

  • cetikaru
    cetikaru

    Militant Socialist News Broadcasting Corporation

  • Pops
    Pops

    Loose Culture...code for Stupid, Narcissistic A-Holes.

  • cetikaru
    cetikaru

    How fake news has fueled hatred, racism, and insurrection ever since their god-queen ho was defeated.

  • sofakings2pid
    sofakings2pid

    if Democrats followed Republicans principles, there'd be no emergency disaster relief funding for Texas. Because why would they need it? They can all just fly down to Cancun and hang out in a luxury beach resort for a few days while the storm passes. Which is the exact same mentality being used by Republicans in their attempts to block COVID relief

  • Rui He
    Rui He

    Immoral does not necessarily mean illegal, for example, your neighbor plays music super loud during the day. It is not at the noise restriction time so it's legal, but it sure is immoral. So if a culture does not value, or obey, moral rules, moral rules will be turned into laws such so noise restriction time. More of these moral rules or social agreements turn into laws, more authoritarian the law can seem to become. By defining a tight culture and a loose culture simply means if the people agree to hold social agreement by will or the social agreement will be enforced by the government.

    • Rui He
      Rui He

      @SourDoughBill And it is why the US election is so impactful, it shows what the society in the most powerful country in the world values the most. Yes, but still, one relies more on an agency to enforce, and the other relies on the will of each member of society.

    • SourDoughBill
      SourDoughBill

      It's enforced by the people/society through an elected government of members from said society.

  • Narcissistic Capitalist
    Narcissistic Capitalist

    How is it that Trump leaves office and now I don’t know many Covid deaths there are anymore. I knew everyday when he was in office

    • SourDoughBill
      SourDoughBill

      A combination of selective ignorance and confirmation bias.

  • J Jayman
    J Jayman

    Caveat: I have not read this material to be fair. This is just my impression. Typically, studies at the individual level of analysis leaves the responsibility on the individuals, so it is methodologically flawed. So, rather than point to problems with politics and economics, it focuses on culture! Good public policy (public health, public transit, publicly accountable police, etc.) might get over looked. Canada, for example, has a health care system that is 'culturally' popular. Does that make Canadians more like group thinkers with no innovative skills? What if public health is innovative, and democratic? What if lack of public health is not being innovative, anti-democratic? Or worse, a fall back to dog-eat-dog system to force the poor to work for low wages or starve? If the prof dares to do research on Japan, and thinks the Japanese are not creative... well, you know how silly that sounds.

  • Paula Gandolfo
    Paula Gandolfo

    #TrustingCulture .

  • Bridget Engle
    Bridget Engle

    And mumbles the clown Biden is still letting thousands die.....

    • Red Panda
      Red Panda

      I love bathing in trumper tears yessss Keep the salt flowing please! 😋😋

    • Bridget Engle
      Bridget Engle

      @Kyle Ruggles troll!!!

    • Kyle Ruggles
      Kyle Ruggles

      Troll.

  • Wally Censorship
    Wally Censorship

    Biden did say blacks weren’t smart enough to get online to find covid vaccine stations

    • Kyle Ruggles
      Kyle Ruggles

      @Wally Censorship LOL!

    • Wally Censorship
      Wally Censorship

      @Spider Taylor so making a racist comment by Biden is ok though ? That’s hilarious from the party who claims to be against racism. The leader of that party makes a racist and derogatory comment bout blacks. And your ok with it. And even go as far to deflect to but but but but but Trump.

    • Wally Censorship
      Wally Censorship

      @Kyle Ruggles so no defense to what he said. Got it. Guess it’s ok that he thinks bout black people that way. Amazing

    • Kyle Ruggles
      Kyle Ruggles

      Troll

  • T. R. Campbell
    T. R. Campbell

    We should not during this pandemic into a racial or cultural issue. We have two amazing vaccines that have been authorized and all people have to do is stand in line to get their vaccine. Go to where the battery is being distributed stand in line and you will be treated.

    • Kyle Ruggles
      Kyle Ruggles

      @T. R. Campbell That's what American's do, show the power they have "If they don't like it, then we'll be like Trump". I don't blame you for thinking this way, you are a product of your environment. Good luck.

    • T. R. Campbell
      T. R. Campbell

      @Kyle Ruggles I really don’t care if if the world thinks USA is a joke. I will laugh at them when they come to America with her in hand wanting us to bail them out again. The joke world and beyond them.

    • Kyle Ruggles
      Kyle Ruggles

      @T. R. Campbell America is a joke, all it does is deflect to other countries instead of admitting it's faults. It's sad.

    • T. R. Campbell
      T. R. Campbell

      @Kyle Ruggles I don’t know if we were a joke. I think Germany is a laughing stock because they robustly embraced green energy and now we see the Germans having the highest energy rates in Europe and because they cannot produce enough energy they crawled into bed with Putin and his natural gas pipeline. The French might be a joke because a recent court decision proved that the French cannot control their own pollution and they cannot meet the mandates of the failed Paris accord. One positive thing that the French can count on is that they are heavily invested in nuclear energy so they can at least provide energy when weather turns cold. Parts of America could eventually be a laughingstock if we believe the political science rather than hard, fast provable, replicatable real science. We could be a joke if our politicians continue to be inapt.

    • Kyle Ruggles
      Kyle Ruggles

      She's right though, America is getting what it deserves. FREEDOM! LIBERTY! To heck with the greater good, just look out for yourself "personal responsibility". America is a f*cking joke. And I'm Canadian, we're loose too, but not THAT loose.

  • Candace H
    Candace H

    Finally somebody is talking about this. American culture is hubris and hubris comes before the fall. And please spare me the "you don't know what you're talking about". America jacked this up royally, loose or not. The negative reactions in the comments to an academic and relevant discussions IS the exact point. Can't tell Murica nothing.

    • J Jayman
      J Jayman

      Okay, now that is something different... hubris is a factor to be sure, but not in terms of the victims of Covid 19. Most of the folks who are victims were scared and had very little choice but to work for low wages or go hungry, as the system was set up... and you can look at politicians debating how make people work at low wages for the past 200 years and more.

  • J Jayman
    J Jayman

    This is absurd and utterly simplistic. What has mattered is the rise of inequity within and between nations. The poorer you are the more likely you are going to be near disease, etc., and it is no accident that the poor in the US live a lot less longer. Within each rich nation it is the poor who are dying... so I suppose all the poor are loose and thus losers?

    • evil khor
      evil khor

      If you aren't Jewish, black, or an illegal in America you're pretty well screwed.

    • Kyle Ruggles
      Kyle Ruggles

      Often simplicity is the answer. I'm glad she covered this. She's right. America is all about FREEDOM! LIBERTY! No matter the cost to the whole, while the tight cultures focus on societal harmony. America got what it deserved.

  • DAVID
    DAVID

    This isn't a news station.

    • Red Panda
      Red Panda

      You aren’t a person

  • Bat Boy
    Bat Boy

    I mostly think this is a silly topic. The reality is, America is more apt to calculate RISK and reward.

    • U. Synlig
      U. Synlig

      You give individual Americans too much credit, when ascribing calculative processes to them and their decision-making. An individual may confidently sling the cliché “risk and reward,” but will - most likely - be hard-pressed to do more than jot down a ‘pros vs. cons’ list, if asked to show such a “calculation”.

  • Nick Schroeder
    Nick Schroeder

    Of the 318,324,150 C-19 tests conducted to date about 9%, 28,975,256, were positive. Over half of those tested positive did not seek medical care. Deaths were only 0.15% of those tested. 80% of C-19 DEATHS occurred in those OVER 65, 16% of the population. 30% of C-19 deaths occurred in those over 85, 2% of the population. 30% of C-19 deaths occurred in nursing homes, hospice or residence. During C-19 there have been over 3.3 MILLION deaths from non-C-19 causes. C-19 is not a problem for the young and healthy herd. Mother Nature and her buddy Grim Reaper are just doing their jobs, culling the herd of the too many, too old, too sick warehoused too close together as Medicare/Medicaid cash cows in poorly run (BLUE) contagious lethal elder care facilities. We are being lied to and manipulated and the MSM is complicit. C-19 is a scam-demic.

    • Nick Schroeder
      Nick Schroeder

      @RogerWilco NYC and a half dozen states are accountable for over half the C-19 deaths. In CO four counties account for over half the deaths. And it's old sick people. Hospitals in localized hot spots are overwhelmed. Most everywhere else not so much. That's not a pandemic.

    • RogerWilco
      RogerWilco

      The problem is never really the number of deaths, although that is the most visible. The problem is the number of people hospitalized/in need of medical care. A pandemic can grow exponentially if unchecked, and *overwhelm hospitals* and healthcare systems. This endangers ALL people in need of care and increases the risks of spreading a deadly disease to the most vulnerable.

    • DAYBROK3
      DAYBROK3

      i guess that the 400,000 dead in total in the states are lies? slime. one person is worth more than you.

  • Michael44
    Michael44

    WHINY LIBERALS=Classify everyone according to their race and not as an individual: Always loudly acknowledge the skin color of every person you talk to and make it the main subject of the conversation. If you are white, do not have any black friends: This may trick you into thinking you aren't racist. To help atone for our racist past, try some casual segregation: Create safe spaces where everyone is segregated by race, gender, and gender identity. It's the only way to achieve unity. Anyone who objects to this is racist. Always have extremely low expectations of minorities: Be sure to constantly remind them they can never overcome their circumstances without your help. Vote for policies that sound virtuous, no matter how much they actually harm people of color: Always vote for policies with virtuous-sounding names, even if they destroy black and brown communities. Appearance is everything!

  • ORANGE KRAKEN
    ORANGE KRAKEN

    WHY ARE THE COVID NUMBERS THE SAME IN CALIFORNIA AND FLORIDA WHEN FLORIDA BARELY HAD ANY SHUTDOWNS ? WHY DOES SWEDEN HAVE THE SAME NUMBERS AS THE OTHER EUROPEAN COUNTRIES AND THEY NEVER HAD ANY SHUTDOWNS ?

    • ORANGE KRAKEN
      ORANGE KRAKEN

      @Spider TaylorI'M TALKING ABOUT THE PER CAPITA NUMBERS

    • ORANGE KRAKEN
      ORANGE KRAKEN

      @Jay NookREBEKAH JONES IS A PATHOLOGICAL LIAR AND A CRIMINAL. SHE HAS ZERO CREDIBILITY. SHE WAS FIRED AT THE REQUEST OF THE SCIENTISTS BECAUSE SHE WAS CHANGING THEIR DATA. HER CONTINUOUS STUNTS WERE A CRIMINAL ATTEMPT TO GET MONEY AND NOTORIETY.

    • RogerWilco
      RogerWilco

      The numbers in Sweden were the highest in Europe, and nearly as high as the USA for a long time, until the also introduced more restrictions. The Swedish choices clearly had poor outcomes compared to their neighbours.ourworldindata.org/coronavirus-data-explorer?zoomToSelection=true&time=2020-03-01..latest&country=USA~GBR~CAN~DEU~ITA~IND~SWE~NLD&region=World&casesMetric=true&interval=smoothed&perCapita=true&smoothing=7&pickerMetric=location&pickerSort=asc

    • Jay Nook
      Jay Nook

      DESANTIS SUPPRESSED THE COVID COUNTS, PRETTY OBVIOUS.

  • solrart
    solrart

    Neoliberal countries vs more socialized countries.

    • DAYBROK3
      DAYBROK3

      @J Jayman looks like someone might

    • J Jayman
      J Jayman

      @DAYBROK3 'neo-liberal'... 'socialized' is wrong, just propaganda against 'public goods'. If you want a market economy to work, public goods are essential, for example, public education, public health, public roads... When you have very little role for the public, you get Texas and its grid failure.

    • DAYBROK3
      DAYBROK3

      do you have any idea what liberal means?

  • Michael44
    Michael44

    MSNBC is angrier at DeSantis for vaccinating the elderly than they are at Cuomo for murdering the elderly.

  • Michael44
    Michael44

    Fake news MsDNC literally criticizing Ron DeSantis for vaccinating seniors first, who are far and away the most vulnerable, as opposed to the Cuomo model of killing them and covering it up.

  • ORANGE KRAKEN
    ORANGE KRAKEN

    MORE DEMOCRAT PROPAGANDA INSISTING THAT YOU OBEY.

    • Red Panda
      Red Panda

      And obey you will. They got everyone by the balls.

  • Clarissa Gafoor
    Clarissa Gafoor

    Oh for goodness sakes! Those of us here in East Asia - so called tight cultures went through SARS! That's why we are quite worried about this new virus, we know how bad these things can get. And China is repressive! Look at your own cancel culture! That can be pretty devistating too!

    • Bat Boy
      Bat Boy

      “Cancel culture” is vastly less destructive than racist culture.

    • Bat Boy
      Bat Boy

      “Cancel culture” 😂 I think I have buzzword bingo! Let me check “virtue signaling”, um, “SJW”...yep, BINGO!

    • Sami Helen
      Sami Helen

      The words used by the professor were certainly modeled to soothe the egos of the American listeners. I'm pretty sure what she actually meant was the cultural division between collectivism and individualism - Most everyone probably agrees that USA is the cradle of individualism in this era. The professor likely isn't able to criticize this sort of thing outright, since it's so near and dear to the American way of life.

    • Vilena5
      Vilena5

      She was sharing the basic points and she did say that previous familiarity, exposure to threats makes one, completely understandably, react differently. So experience with SARS, etc. is of course a major factor.

  • ORANGE KRAKEN
    ORANGE KRAKEN

    WHAT A BUNCH OF CRAP. THIS STUDY IS BASED ON MURKY PREMISES. IT HAS ZERO VALUE.

  • Richard Taylor
    Richard Taylor

    Informative

    • Richard Taylor
      Richard Taylor

      @ORANGE KRAKEN disagree. It may not be usable. But it's more than possible it reflects the truth . Why not?

    • ORANGE KRAKEN
      ORANGE KRAKEN

      IT'S NONSENSE

  • Christopher James
    Christopher James

    Diversity isn't a strength

    • J Jayman
      J Jayman

      Well... without diversity who would cook your restaurant meals? Pick/process your food? Plant /pick cotton to have an export, with those surpluses become the seed capital for industry? Without 'diversity' you would be quite poor.

    • Tim Cowan
      Tim Cowan

      @Bat Boy Really. That is not correct. Had a lot of problems and didn't have a Nancy or women in congress in our founding days

    • Bat Boy
      Bat Boy

      But it is an American reality, since...our founding days.

  • Doug Ohaver
    Doug Ohaver

    I am so glad that the United States is so permissive that we lead the world in incarcerations!!!

    • Bat Boy
      Bat Boy

      Off topic

    • DAYBROK3
      DAYBROK3

      well when your prisons are for profit they will toss anyone of a certain colour in and not let out

  • Michael44
    Michael44

    The fake news media is actually outraged that Ron DeSantis is making it easier for elderly people to get vaccinated in Florida Maybe if he put sick patients into nursing homes, leading to thousands of deaths, and then covered it up he could get positive press-even an Emmy, perhaps?

  • Gary Davidson
    Gary Davidson

    🇺🇸 is behind biden almost 70 %and ready to move on from GOP policy

    • Tim Cowan
      Tim Cowan

      Where did you get 70%? Why not 100% or 10%. Grabbed it out of the air!

    • William H Music 2020
      William H Music 2020

      Democrats are Anti-America Pro-LGBTQ and EVERYONE knows it 😳 isnets.info/main/aGeRvJ932Ym0oa8/v-deo.html

  • William H Music 2020
    William H Music 2020

    It still amazes just how naive and brainwashed liberal Democrats are 😳

  • Mc Lovin
    Mc Lovin

    Cuomo killed more people than bin laden

    • Di&Ce
      Di&Ce

      What about Hunter Biden’s lap top and Benghazi?

    • Jezballz
      Jezballz

      "but but Ted Cruz went on a vacation"-Left Wing Media...lol.

  • Mc Lovin
    Mc Lovin

    MSNBC has TRUMP D£RANGEMENT SYNDROM£ 😂

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