US and Europe: The Growing Divide

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America has been a -nation of immigrants,- mostly from Europe. That-s where the language and politics come from, too, although in recent years, the differences have been growing-over the environment, international institutions and war with Iraq. As important as those differences are, changes in demography may be more important. Since the 1980-s, the US has been getting younger and less Anglo-Saxon than Europe. If trends continue, it will get larger as well. We join demographers and journalists for a discussion about the causes and the consequences of a growing divide.
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Warren Olney