How Our Stone-Age Brain Gets in the Way of Smart Politics

03/02/16 - How does a figure such as Donald Trump emerge to become the favorite for a Presidential nomination?  Many people are bewildered by it, but obviously, others find him stirringly brash.  Wednesday’s Topical Currents looks into some evolutionary factors which shape our allegiances, with journalist and History News Network founder, Rick Schenkman.  He’s written, POLITICAL ANIMALS:  How Our Stone-Age Brain Gets in the Way of Smart PoliticsThat’s Wednesday at 1pm.

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