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This law review article published in the Minnesota Journal of Law & Inequality, authored by OBI Director john a. powell, explores the nature of the problem of toxic polarization and what we must do about it. It argues that bridging is necessary but that such efforts must be sensitive to structural contexts. Through unique parallels drawn from dynamic film adaptations and pivotal literary works, this article illustrates the power of context to reduce polarization and the power of narrative to shape interpretative meaning.

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