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Where’s the Trust?

Collapsing social trust is the biggest problem we don’t discuss.

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Terror in Charlottesville
Charlottesville, Trump, and Our Bitter Politics

President Trump bears a large share of the blame for the rising tide of bitterness in our nation’s public discourse since this past weekend’s tragedy in Charlottesville.

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Memories
Gone to the Tote-Sum

Perhaps what truly has the power to keep us together in divisive times are the “mystic chords of memory.”

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Beyond 2016
Post-Election Healing

How some Clinton and Trump supporters came together after an ugly election season.

Better Angels
A Conversation with Lew Finfer

David Blankenhorn welcomes Lew Finfer, the Executive Director of the Massachusetts Community Action Network, to the Better Angels podcast.

Authoritarianism
The Red Style in American Politics

What do Donald Trump and the Daily Worker have in common?

Codes of Conduct
Calling Miss Manners

How everyday violations of decency threaten a democracy.

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Community Organizing
Clinton’s Alinsky Problem—and Ours

Saul Alinsky wasn’t a Marxist, and Hillary Clinton wasn’t his acolyte—though you wouldn’t know if from today’s political discourse.

2016
Listening to Trump Voters

The commentariat spends a lot of time talking about Donald Trump—time that might be better spent listening to the people who are voting for him.

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Better Angels
A Conversation with William F. Winter

David Blankenhorn talks with with William F. Winter, who has spent a lifetime in Mississippi politics.

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