04 Aug '11, 7pm

How do you solve a problem like conservative white men?: via @grist

How do you solve a problem like conservative white men?: via @grist

There is a serious asymmetry between the left and right in America that lots and lots and lots of people, for whatever reason, don't want to acknowledge. The left remains a broad, fractious coalition composed of all sorts of competing interests. The right, by contrast, has become increasingly clarified. Since Reagan, but accelerating since Gingrich, the right has become more and more homogenous, composed of CWM who share a visceral sense of being besieged, of "losing their country," of seeing their privileged normative place in U.S. culture slip away. They view liberals not as fellow Americans with differing policy views but as a threat to the moral fiber and even the existence of the country. Manicheanism has always been part of the conservative temperament, but that propensity has been hugely accelerated by the construction of a self-contained media machine that runs on ...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/climate-skeptics/2011-08-04-how-do-y...

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Stuff white people like: denying climate change: via @grist

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grist.org 03 Aug '11, 11am

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grist.org 28 Jul '11, 6pm

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treehugger.com 03 Aug '11, 6pm

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grist.org 03 Aug '11, 9pm

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