The Big Sort

The Big Sort

Why the Clustering of Like-minded America Is Tearing Us Apart

Book - 2008
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America may be more diverse than ever coast to coast, but the places where we live are becoming increasingly crowded with people who live, think, and vote as we do. We've built a country where we can all choose the neighborhood--and church and news show--most compatible with our lifestyle and beliefs. And we are living with the consequences of this way-of-life segregation. Our country has become so polarized, so ideologically inbred, that people don't know and can't understand those who live just a few miles away. The reason for this situation, and the dire implications for our country, is the subject of this groundbreaking work.--From publisher description.
Publisher: New York : Houghton Mifflin, 2008.
ISBN: 9780618689354
Call Number: 305.8 BISHOP
Characteristics: p. ; cm.
Subjects: United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-
United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-
Social conflict -- United States.
Polarization (Social sciences)
Regionalism -- Political aspects -- United States.
Segregation -- Political aspects -- United States.
Group identity -- Political aspects -- United States.
Political culture -- United States.
Minorities -- United States.
Alternative Title: Big sort


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Aug 03, 2017

How wow, dudes! This dude Bishop, a reporter of some sort, has it all figured out!
Finally, dudes ! ! ! Like for sure, but it would have to be this answer, it couldn't possibly have to do with pathetic indoctrinated education, shows like Sesame Street, which evokes gullible brain wave configurations, and financed by Peter G. Peterson, private equity/leveraged buyout dude extraordinaire, responsible for offshoring endless jobs, destroying endless companies and livelihoods, and founding the Peterson Institute, dedicated to offshoring jobs, destruction of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, et cetera! And long-time producer of Sesame Street, Peterson's wife, of course!
Yup, I'm sure it has nothing to do with constant propagandizing by the Fake News Network of foundations, trusts and endless so-called // think tanks \\!
Thanks, Mr. Bishop, and what is your next Big Answer, sir?!?!?


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