On today’s show, we’re talking about Maxine Waters and reparations, and then getting into some social issues described by Yale Law professor Amy Chua.
“Today, no group in America feels comfortably dominant. Every group feels attacked, pitted against other groups not just for jobs and spoils but for the right to define the nation’s identity. In these conditions, democracy devolves into zero-sum group competition.” – Amy Chua
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Maxine Waters on Reparations (reference)
Group competition is natural.
See research on Common Ingroup Identity Model
It’s why Trump’s MAGA and America First slogan resonated. He focused on the superordinate identity of Americans rather than sub-groups.
His other actions may contradict that but the slogan itself works.
— Raoul Davis (@Ceo_Branding) March 5, 2018