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To change Manchin's mind, we must appeal to his heart

Anderson edited "Leveraging: A Political, Economic and Societal Framework" (Springer, 2014), has taught at five universities and ran for the Democratic nomination for a Maryland congressional seat in 2016. McIntyre is author of "Post-Truth" (MIT Press, 2018) and "How to Talk to a Science Denier" (MIT Press, 2021).

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Democratic leaders are working with with President Biden on a massive infrastructure spending package. But there is so much confused communication that many Americans don't understand how and when the money would be spent.

$6 trillion spending plan exemplifies our communication disorder

Anderson edited "Leveraging: A Political, Economic and Societal Framework" (Springer, 2014), has taught at five universities and ran for the Democratic nomination for a Maryland congressional seat in 2016.

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Nine in 20 of us identify as independents. So how can we be polarized?

Anderson edited "Leveraging: A Political, Economic and Societal Framework" (Springer, 2014), has taught at five universities and ran for the Democratic nomination for a Maryland congressional seat in 2016.

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