Arnold Kling on the Three Languages of Politics

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Arnold Kling with Juliette Sellgren

Arnold Kling is an economist and the author of the book The Three Languages of Politics: Talking Across Political Divides. His substack, In My Tribe, explores many areas of economics and policy. Today, he talks to us about the divide in politics, explaining the need for his book and giving current examples. We explore affective polarization and the rise of polarization generally.

And don't miss Christy Lynn's Great Antidote Deep Dive on this episode, where you'll find even more to explore!

Want to explore more?
James Hartley, Can Sober Smithians Soften Polarized Partisans? at Speaking of Smith
Listen to Arnold Kling's most recent EconTalk interview on his Three Languages book.
Explore Kling's Article archive at Econlib.