Partisanship & Polarization
We all know the American political realm is divided — Republicans vs. Democrats, conservatives vs. progressives, right vs. left. But what does that mean for everyday citizens? How does the division impact our society? What can we do to heal the divides? Annenberg researchers aim to understand just how divided we are, along what lines, and how it’s impacting our country.
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Rather than being fueled by animosity for the other side — negative partisanship — a new study finds that Americans are at least as motivated by the passion they have for their own party.