Even as young white men mow down Blacks and Latinos, Republicans continue to deny that they are inflaming racism or prodding lunatics to take matters into their own hands. They claim it is conservative white people who are under attack.
Conservatives are dead set on molding the country in their image and based on their own political and religious beliefs, no matter what the law says or how long it has said it.
The homelessness crisis forces one liberal Angeleno to make uncomfortably pragmatic decisions that contradict his progressive principles.
Social scientists believe that white Americans see their numbers and influence declining, and when that decrease is especially jarring — such as in certain school districts — they lose their “fundamental need to count, to be recognized and respected.”
There will always be another tiny demographic to blame for all of America’s problems—and conservatives will always be right there to let you know who you should hate now.
When it comes to your identity, there is your biology and there is your culture. And then there is you.
Social scientists have noticed that car accidents are way up, and they theorize that one reason for more wrecks and obnoxious driving is because “people are frustrated and angry, and those feelings are fueling increases in violent crime, customer abuse of workers, student misbehavior in school and vehicle crashes.”
The United States continues to lag behind the rest of the developed world in happiness and socioeconomic markers, but a steady stream of immigrants may be its salvation.