Here are some notes and references from this week’s show:
Jonathan Rauch for the Atlantic: “How American Politics Went Insane”
Insecure Majorities: Congress and the Perpetual Campaign, by Frances E. Lee
High Conflict: Why We Get Trapped and How We Get Out, by Amanda Ripley
The Gottman Institute’s “Love Lab”
Emotions in Conflict: Inhibitors and Facilitators of Peace Making, by Eran Halperin
L. M. Hartling, E. Lindner, U. Spalthoff and M. Britton for Psicología Política: “Humiliation: A Nuclear Bomb of Emotions?”
Stephen Hawkins, Daniel Yudkin, Míriam Juan-Torres, Tim Dixon for More In Common: “Hidden Tribes: A Study of America’s Polarized Landscape”
Here’s this week’s chatter:
John: Dan Zak for the Washington Post: “Goodbye to Gate 35x, Cursed Portal to the Rest of America”
Emily: Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution
David: City Cast Denver
Listener chatter from Paul John Rudoi: Passing English of the Victorian Era, a Dictionary of Heterodox English, Slang and Phrase available at the Public Domain Review; Karen Strike for Flashbak: “Not up to Dick: 100 Wonderful Victorian Slang Words You Should Be Using”
For this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, John, David, and Emily contemplate whether vaccinated people have a moral obligation to go out and spend.
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Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank.
Research and show notes by Bridgette Dunlap.