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A case for “we” in an “I” country

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Science  23 Oct 2020:
Vol. 370, Issue 6515, pp. 415
DOI: 10.1126/science.abe4421

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At the turn of the 20th century, the United States suffered from rampant inequality, vicious partisanship, a torn social fabric, and unabashed egoism. Individuals and corporations lunged ahead, the devil take the hindmost. But from that terrible epoch—eerily similar to today—something admirable sprang up and flourished: six decades of steady, albeit imperfect, social amelioration.

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