Richard Thompson Ford

Stanford Law School

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At town halls and tea parties, on cable TV and on the Internet — even in Congress --America's political discourse is increasingly angry and vitriolic.

Incivility and the Race Card in US Politics

At town halls and tea parties, on cable TV and on the Internet — even in Congress --America's political discourse is increasingly angry and vitriolic.

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At town halls and tea parties, on cable TV and on the Internet — even in Congress --America's political discourse is increasingly angry and vitriolic.

Incivility, Racial Hostility and Dissent in America

At town halls and tea parties, on cable TV and on the Internet — even in Congress --America's political discourse is increasingly angry and vitriolic.

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President Obama's been criticized for taking on too many issues all at the same time.  He began last night's  opening statement  by saying that health-insurance reform fits into his…

Healthcare Reform and Race Relations

President Obama's been criticized for taking on too many issues all at the same time.  He began last night's opening statement by saying that health-insurance reform fits into his…

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