“Empathy” Has Become a Curse Word in Political Discourse

No Country for EmpathyThe ‘Frontline’ documentary series ‘Divided States of America’ explores the crucial impasses that created our current political climate(Elias Stein)Despite an auspicious honeymoon period between his election and his inauguration, the earliest months of Barack Obama’s presidency were defined by congressional sabotage and popular resistance. In January 2009, in…
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