Why We're Polarized

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Discover how today’s rigidly partisan politics came to be, why we all participate in it, and what it means for America’s future—from star journalist, political commentator, and cofounder of Vox, Ezra Klein.

Over the past 50 years, our partisan identities have merged with our racial, religious, geographic, ideological, and cultural identities. Those merged identities have attained a weight that is breaking much in our politics and tearing at the bonds that hold this country together.

In this groundbreaking book, political journalist Ezra Klein shows how...

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Ben Dreyfuss It is 4am so obviously not a great time to promote someone’s book but I just finished reading @ezraklein’s new book and it is very smart and good. He has a chapter on how social media has contributed to polarization that is one of the best things I’ve read on the subject. (Source)

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