With the death of Roger Ailes, we are focused on the contributions of news to political polarization. Now we have liberal fake news to contend with. Here we examine the role of perception in our polarized politics.
Bickering Dems to the left of us! Bickering progressives to the right of us! Bickering leftists all around us! So, let’s focus that bickering on the GOP and the 2018 elections instead, hunh?
CBP agents defying court orders. Citizens denied entry. Detainees denied medication. Why do these abuses happen? Milgram & Zimbardo explains why & how to resist the temptation.
The US Senate is broken. The US body politic is broken. Can they be fixed? Can we learn to compromise with the other side again? Our national civics lesson continues…
Why do conservative white voters vote against their best interests? To really understand, we need a deep story and the Great Paradox. I review Arlie Hochschild’s “Strangers In Their Own Lands” to find out.
Tired of arguing with your favorite drunk uncle and getting no where? Wonder what is going on in that inebriated head of his? An fMRI study sheds some light on why political beliefs are so difficult to change. But, there are some recommendations that may help!