It's easy to perceive a political opponent as being uncivil – and that opens the door for an uncivil reply as well.
A growing body of research points to the importance of one personality trait – intellectual humility – and how it influences our learning, relationships and worldview.
Eroding civility is not just an American phenomenon; it's global. But it's time for a return to civility as we reflect on how we will be judged and remembered when the dust of history settles upon us.
The ability to say offensive things online on a daily basis without consequences led to new, and more toxic, norms for civic behavior.
A philosopher argues that Trumpism may have vulgarized electoral politics, but he has also unwittingly illuminated brilliantly one of America's greatest accomplishments: a civil democracy