Political incivility is at crisis point in America. Here's how we can fix it.
Disagreement is a human constant. Sometimes it even proves productive. But lately, disagreements between residents of the 50 United States seem different. Less tractable. More dangerous and anxiety-inducing.
Are these feelings justified? Or are they distorted by emerging trends, like flame-fueling news media, self-righteousness on social networking platforms and a frequency to accept information as fact without critical assessment?
A 2019 report, "Civility in America 2019: Solutions for Tomorrow," shined light on concerning statistics: 93% of respondents think incivility is a problem; 68% see it as a crisis; and 74%...