SYMPTOMS UNDERLYING AMERICAN ANGST

Alienation

Tribalism and isolation

Echo chamber listening

Polarization

Resentment and blame

Inequality of opportunity

Change

Widespread organized gerrymandering

Erosion of social morals

Fear

Disillusionment

Distrust of government

Distrust of everyone else

Retreat into social media and identity politics

Loss of

  • Sense of truth, identity, fair play, community

  • Opportunity

  • Justice

  • Faith in previously trusted institutions

  • Faith in democracy

  • The commons

  • Investigative journalism

  • Trust in the media as political and societal referees

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