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The politics of feeling

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posted on 2024-03-27, 16:31 authored by Emily RobinsonEmily Robinson, Jonathan MossJonathan Moss

Contemporary politics is often said to have become too emotional; feelings have replaced facts; passion outweighs reason – and all of this drives polarisation. Looking at the experience of Brexit suggests this is a self-perpetuating cycle. It is not the feelings we have about politics that are the problem, but the political stories we tell about feelings.

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Renewal: a journal of social democracy

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Lawrence and Wishart

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1

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32

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44-56

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University of Sussex

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