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^Read Book ⇳ Trust: Reaching the 100 Million Missing Voters and Other Selected Essays ✘ Where are themillion people who failed to vote inand are unlikely to vote inPolitical analyst Farai Chideya looks beyond day to day political struggles to the heart of a nation at war with itself Theelection highlighted the rift between liberal conservative and Red State Blue State But that superficial crack in our society actually is evidence of much serious, indeed foundational, damage in our society The United States, Chideya argues, lacks the moral, legal, and psychological framework for debating complex issues in a pluralistic society Instead we rely on an outdated idea of dichotomy, that each issue has two opposing sides instead of many interested parties And in so doing, we have lost, in effect disenfranchised, half the countryChideya s title essay compliments many other ones written in the course of covering campaigns and controversies She skips the easy answer, showing how black white thinking a key element of the Bush Adminstration restricts our moral and political responses A real democracy will allow us to acknowledge the complexity of our own lives, as well as our political interests As we do that, we will be able to craft a working vision of government and civic life