Is All This “Polarization” a Cause or a Symptom?

A Make America Great Again hat engulfed in flames burns on the ground after counter-protesters lit it on fire in front of the barricade. A group with far-right ties that goes by the name “Super Happy Fun America” holds a rally called “Peaceful Protest Against Democrat Violence” at Copley Square in Boston on Oct. 18, 2020. (Photo: Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

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The author of nineteen books, beginning with the acclaimed Diet for a Small Planet, and co-author of Daring Democracy.

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Frances Moore Lappé

Frances Moore Lappé

The author of nineteen books, beginning with the acclaimed Diet for a Small Planet, and co-author of Daring Democracy.

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