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The Dangerous Ones

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The popular image of political violence is that of a downtrodden revolutionary taking up arms against an oppressive government. But oftentimes the instigators of violent conflict are groups that were once in charge but have lost their power and status.

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What’s Behind the GOP Call for Violence?

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What do the attack on author Salman Rushdie in western New York and calls by Trump supporters to dismantle the FBI, or even physically assault agents, after the raid on the former president’s home have in common? Both involve calls for violence to achieve political aims.

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The Surprising Roots of American Violence

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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.”

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