Link: “Look around you. The way we live explains why we are increasingly polarized”

Original post found at: https://www.theguardian.com/global/2022/jan/16/look-around-you-why-increasingly-polarized

Good column on the kind of individual isolationism of Americans who want to live in gated communities, and drive huge-ass SUVs with which they can mow down pedestrians, cyclists and playing children… they say it’s about “safety”, but really it’s antisocial.

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