Why hate is fuelling politics

From The Economist.

Hate is fuelling politics in America and Britain, as arguments over racial justice, transgender rights and other issues become more polarised. These tribal "culture wars” spell bad news for democracy.

00:00 – Are we becoming more divided?
01:16 – Critical race theory
06:48 – What are culture wars?
11:32 – Transgender rights
17:14 – The effects of social media
19:42 – Policing vs democracy
23:46 – The future of culture wars

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American policy is splitting, state by state, into two blocs: https://econ.st/3Bm4okB

The right-wing furore over critical race theory is manufactured, says Charles Siler: https://econ.st/3Lk4sG4

“Critical race theory” is being weaponised. What’s the fuss about?: https://econ.st/3BpAjAu

Critical race theory is appropriate in universities, but not schools, says Bonnie Kerrigan Snyder: https://econ.st/3eKzmv2

Banning critical race theory in schools is unjustified, argues Jason Stanley: https://econ.st/3S9tSbL

Why Florida is banning lessons on sexual orientation and gender identity: https://econ.st/3dnqPOr

Culture-war terms can compress complex ideas in an unhelpful way: https://econ.st/3qOxT9G