published in Jacobin
Sunkara, the editor of "Jacobin", interviews Klein about her book, "Why We're Polarized", and why the American political system seems to be growing more and more dysfunctional. Klein believes it's because we have shifted from two large parties with diverse, inner coalitions to two parties that are becoming increasingly homogenous. Our institutions were founded on the need for compromise; but politics is becoming more divisive and civic-mindedness less common. How can we fix this?
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