ReConsider Media combines podcasts and articles to discuss international and domestic politics, political structures, and the news of today. We strive to provide a reliable, unbiased resource for processing information and understanding the context around many of the issues we face.
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We've already talked at great length about political polarization in the US: why it's bad, where it comes from. It's a pretty bleak landscape to be honest. Culturally this is hard to change. Calling for civility won't work, because the incentives are wrong. But we've talked about ways to fix these incentives. They are structural changes.
Luckily, they're starting to happen. Let's take a look at Missouri.
After the Las Vegas tragedy, we might just scream at each other, as we do every time there is a mass shooting.
Or, we could do something more productive. If you're part of the latter camp, read on.
Did you hear that the US declared war on North Korea? If you've been reading a lot of major news outlets, you'd have every reason to believe so. However the real story--with all the context--paints a very different picture.