Why does the appeal to racism work so often in politics? Why are so many people vulnerable to the racist appeal? Terror Management Theory gives us insight into the politics of racism and hope in countering it.
Human beings evolved to work best in groups. And, like all other mental disorders, we can take that group effort into the realms of madness. The GOP and conservatives have done just that. Luckily, the counter-weight to their madness is also rests in our efforts as a group.
Social Dominance Theory diagnoses our political divide and it offers a solution. Let’s try it out on our gun violence problem to see how it works!
We can’t seem to erase white supremacy from white culture! Find out how we made white supremacists. Share your ideas about getting rid of this scourge.
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?