John Avlon writes that American democracy has been defined by the peaceful transfer of power. Donald Trump seems to have other ideas; at this point, it would be naïve to think that Trump would accept the legitimacy of the election if he loses.
The partisanship of the Trump era has very deep roots.
Jonathan HaidtIf it seems to you that American politics has reached peak madness, or escape velocity, here are 2 essays that lay out backstory—conditions that set us up even before Trump’s election.
1) @Edsall summarizing research on rising cross-partisan animosity
Thinking about entrepreneurship as an evolutionary process isn’t wrong. Innovations are the cultural analogs of genetic mutations. Economic competition is analogous to ecological competition in the biological world. And the survival of the fittest...
Jonathan HaidtExcellent piece from @David_S_Wilson about how a "third way" of entrepreneurship, based on managing cultural evolutionary change, can yield longterm societal gains.
The below letter will be appearing in the Letters section of the magazine’s October issue. We welcome responses at [email protected] Our cultural institutions are facing a moment of trial. Powerful protests for racial and social justice are...