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Why Tribalism Took Over Our Politics

Social science gives an uncomfortable explanation: Our brains were made for conflict

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Professor Asad was quoted in a Teen Vogue article about how anti-immigrant laws make life difficult for undocumented immigrants. The article draws upon Professor Asad’s recent book Engage and Evade: How Latino Immigrant Families…

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The Worst People Run for Office. It’s Time for a Better Way.

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Threats against public officials have been steadily climbing in recent years, creating new challenges for law enforcement, civil rights and the health of American democracy.

"‘Gut-Level Hatred’ Is Consuming Our Political Life"

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