SOURCE: New York Magazine
A new book by Ezra Klein argues that American polarization results from the collision of early humanity's tribal tendencies with a realignment of group identities over the last 50 years. Does he ignore the special role of the conservative movement in driving polarization?
SOURCE: Washington Post
by Jordan E. Taylor
During a massive outbreak of yellow fever in the nation’s then-capital city, Philadelphia, members of the earliest parties in the United States took advantage of medical uncertainty to advance partisan agendas.
SOURCE: The Conversation
by Bradford Vivian
The idea that America is politically polarized isn’t new.
SOURCE: The Boston Globe
by Niall Ferguson
Social media has democratized politics, but it can kill an individual's reputation in a nanosecond.
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