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'I'm Right and You're An Idiot'

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Three excerpts from I'm Right and You're an Idiot: The Toxic State of Public Discourse and How to Clean It Up published by New Society Books, led off by an interview with author James Hoggan, veteran public relations pro and whistleblower on the climate change denial lobby.

In This Series

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'I'm Right and You're an Idiot'

How to detox our democracy. The Tyee talks with author James Hoggan.

By David Beers, 23 May 2016


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Fixing Our Broken Conversation

From 'I'm Right and You're An Idiot: The Toxic State of Public Discourse and How to Clean it Up.'

By James Hoggan, 24 May 2016


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Are You Blinded by Righteous Anger?

Why advocates are more apt to win if they admit foes aren't evil. From James Hoggan's new book.

By James Hoggan, 25 May 2016


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Power, Love and How to Change the World

From 'I'm Right and You're An Idiot: The Toxic State of Public Discourse and How to Clean it Up.'

By James Hoggan, 26 May 2016


Real Cities Give Their People Places to Pee

Public washrooms should be plentiful and accessible, says one scholar. And cities that do flush, flourish.

By Christopher Cheung