New Article: The Politics of Pride and Shame

By Steve McIntosh

I’m please to share my latest article, published on The Developmentalist: The Politics of Pride and Shame—Integrating 1776 and 1619. Here’s an excerpt:

“As the result of rapid cultural evolution over the last sixty years, American society has become “stretched out” to the point that it no longer coheres as a governable entity. Yet, as I argue in this essay, it is this very same course of cultural development that will ultimately bring us back together. Although some version of left and right will always characterize our national polity, there is a strong potential for a new era of relative consensus and cooperation in the time ahead. In short, we’ve become divided as a result of our own growth, and by growing further, we can overcome our bitter national divisions. …”

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