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‘The Righteous Mind’: Why Liberals and Conservatives Can’t Get Along

July 1st, 2013

Episode 98 of 698 episodes

A Pew study last year confirmed that U.S. political partisanship has risen sharply. In the face of that trend, is it possible for Democrats and Republicans to get along? Wharton professor Philip Tetlock recently spoke with Jonathan Haidt, author of The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion, to explore this question. Haidt breaks down why it is so hard for liberals and conservatives to understand one another, and what can be done to change that. (Video with transcript)

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