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New research from the University of Virginia and Ranker suggests that liberals and conservatives are increasingly likely to move to communities that reinforce their political preferences.
Liberals tend to underestimate the amount of actual agreement among those who share their ideology, while conservatives tend to overestimate intra-group agreement.
While trust in science remained stable among people who self-identified as moderates and liberals in the United States between 1974 and 2010, trust in science fell among self-identified conservatives by more than 25 percent during the same period.
Republicans and Democrats are less divided in their attitudes than popularly believed, according to new research.
From cable TV news pundits to red-meat speeches in Iowa and New Hampshire, our nation's deep political stereotypes are on full display: Conservatives paint self-indulgent liberals as insufferably absent on urgent national issues, while liberals say fear-mongering conservatives are fixated on exaggerated dangers to the country.
New research shows how support for a generally liked policy can be significantly lowered, simply by associating it with a group seen as “radical” or “extreme.”
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Carol Crossed is the founder and president of the new Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum in Adams, Massachusetts.
NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For its Winter 2011 issue, "The Conning of the Feminists," On The Issues Magazine looks at feminist icons, feminist values and the cons of both the Right- wing and media variety.
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