Polarization: Healing a Fractured Country: How a Tough Problem Got Tougher

Yuval Levin and Jonathan Rauch discuss possible solutions to the problems of polarization on campuses and in society at large.

About the Speakers

Yuval Levin is the founder and editor of National Affairs, a quarterly journal of essays on public policy and political thought. He is also the Vice President of the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C.

Jonathan Rauch is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. He’s authored six books and many articles on public policy, culture and government. He also serves as a contributing editor of The Atlantic

About the Series

The polarized and compartmentalized intellectual climate on American campuses both mirrors and contributes to similar maladies in American civic life.

To examine the problem and begin to discuss possible solutions both at the level of the campus and society, Arizona State University’s School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership, together with its partners in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, is hosting a lecture series and conference, “Polarization and Civil Disagreement: Confronting America’s Civic Crisis.” You can also watch discussions and join the conversation on Facebook.

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