Looking at the emotional dynamics and types of political exploitation that have created our political divide
=== The New Series === ===
*** Emotional Truth: Immiseration and Identity Formation ***
#02 — Shootout at the OK Corral — An American Ecstasy
How emotional truths become ensnared in political nonsense: immiseration, violence, good and bad political strategies, millenarianism, and cosplay revolution.
…and a companion article: Am I Part of a Secret White Guy Death Cult?
#03 — Overcoming Political Polarization
“How could they be so stupid?” A look at the identity, self blame, and polarization when American wage earners are economically and politically disenfranchised.
*** Political Lies: Manipulation and Exploitation ***
#01 — Emotional Truths, Political Lies — A Introduction to Key Themes
It costs a lot to make people stupid. Fox News distorts even vs other Republicans. But why are people susceptible?
*** Cultural Fraction Lines ***
#04 — Pain, Death, and Blood in the Streets: A Book Report
A historical perspective on the ‘decoherence’ of America’s body politic.