How Big Are The Cultural Divisions In America?

Published: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 3:43pm
Updated: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 4:32pm
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We’re all aware of the perception — and perhaps reality — that divisions within America are growing; that we’re becoming more factional, more tribal. Not a lot of that plays out on the political stage and is related to many social and cultural issues.

If you were to look at the U.S. in a more micro sense — community by community — would that perception change?

That’s one of the things author James Fallows and his wife, Deborah, explore in their new book "Our Towns: A 100,000 Mile Journey Into the Heart of America."

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