Democracy in danger: how emotions affects grievances and politics - EXPeditions

Democracy in danger: how emotions affects grievances and politics

by Eva Illouz
  • Key point 1
    The use of emotions in politics is considered counter-democratic, but emotions are built into politics.
  • Key point 2
    Minorities are increasingly giving voice to long-held grievances.
  • Key point 3
    A rhetoric has emerged in which the majority feels oppressed by the minority.
  • Key point 4
    Mutual grievances have led to the extreme polarisation of politics.