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The coddling of the American mind : how good intentions and bad ideas are setting up a generation for failure —Lukianoff, Greg, author.

"Something has been going wrong on many college campuses in the last few years. Speakers are shouted down. Students and professors say they are walking on eggshells and are afraid to speak honestly. Rates of anxiety, dep...

Saving grace : speak your truth, stay centered, and learn to coexist with people who drive you nuts —Powers, Kirsten, author.

"The CNN senior political analyst and USA Today columnist offers a path to navigating the toxic division in our culture without compromising our convictions and emotional well-being, based on her experience as a journali...

The way out : how to overcome toxic polarization —Coleman, Peter T., 1959- author.

"The partisan divide in the United States has widened to a chasm. Legislators vote along party lines and rarely cross the aisle. Political polarization is personal too--and it is making us miserable. Surveys show that Am...

Social warming : the dangerous and polarising effects of social media —Arthur, Charles, 1961- author.

Nobody meant for this to happen. Facebook didn't mean to facilitate a genocide. Twitter didn't want to be used to harass women. YouTube never planned to radicalise young men. But with billions of users, these platforms n...

Hate Inc. : why today's media makes us despise one another —Taibbi, Matt, author.

"In this characteristically turbocharged new book, celebrated Rolling Stone journalist Matt Taibbi provides an insider's guide to the variety of ways today's mainstream media tells us lies. Part tirade, part confessional...

Love your enemies : how decent people can save America from our culture of contempt —Brooks, Arthur C., 1964- author.

One in six Americans have stopped talking to close friends and family members over politics. Ideological polarization is at higher levels than at any time since the Civil War. America has developed a habit of seeing peop...

Fault lines : a history of the United States since 1974 —Kruse, Kevin Michael, 1972- author.

"Two award-winning historians explore the origins of a divided America. In the middle of the 1970s, America entered a new era of doubt and division. Major political, economic, and social crises--Watergate, Vietnam, the r...

Why we're polarized —Klein, Ezra, 1984- author.

America's political system isn't broken: it's working exactly as designed. But Klein reveals how that system is polarizing us -- and how we are polarizing it -- with disastrous results. In examining the structural and ps...

I'm right and you're an idiot : the toxic state of public discourse and how to clean it up —Hoggan, James, 1946- author.

"Just as the natural environment can be polluted, so too can public discourse. I'm Right and You're an Idiot examines the sorry state of today's public square, showing how polluted, polarized conversations discourage peo...

The tyranny of merit : what's become of the common good? —Sandel, Michael J., author.

These are dangerous times for democracy. We live in an age of winners and losers, where the odds are stacked in favor of the already fortunate. Stalled social mobility and entrenched inequality give the lie to the Americ...

Break it up : secession, division, and the secret history of America's imperfect union —Kreitner, Richard, 1990-

From journalist and historian Richard Kreitner, a "powerful revisionist account"of the most persistent idea in American history: these supposedly United States should be broken up (Eric Foner). The novel and fiery thesis...

I'm Right And You're An Idiot : The Toxic State Of Public Discourse And How To Clean It Up —Hoggan, James, 1946- author.
EBook
2016

"Just as the natural environment can be polluted, so too can public discourse. I'm Right and You're an Idiot examines the sorry state of today's public square, showing how polluted, polarized conversations discourage peo...

The problem with everything : a journey through the new culture wars —Daum, Meghan, 1970- author.

"A book blending memoir, reporting, and argument, which drills past the obvious political opinions of our moment in an attempt to make sense of our social and political landscape, particularly with regards to feminism an...

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