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These are interesting, relevant articles on the topic, in no particular order.

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Essay (2010): Are We Becoming a Nation of Intolerance?https://www.huffingtonpost.com/russell-bishop/are-we-becoming-a-nation_b_533431.html
What's the Answer to Political Polarization in the U.S.?https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/03/whats-the-answer-to-political-polarization/470163/
Article series (2014): WaPo has whole series on polarization. See links on bottom of page, here:https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2014/01/24/the-two-key-factors-behind-our-polarized-politics/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.1658816fbb8c
This is the real reason why American politics is so polarized, according to an experthttp://www.businessinsider.com/sociology-explains-polarization-politics-2017-3
(2015) Toleration Is Postmodern-Speak For Bigotryhttp://thefederalist.com/2015/07/29/toleration-is-postmodern-speak-for-bigotry/
(2015) Why Tolerance Is Different Than Acceptancehttp://thefederalist.com/2015/08/18/why-tolerance-is-different-than-acceptance/
(2012) Trends in the Polarization of U.S. Politicshttps://thesocietypages.org/socimages/2012/07/25/trends-in-the-polarization-of-u-s-politics/
(2014) Amidst Extreme Political Polarization, the Average American Goes Unrepresentedhttps://thesocietypages.org/socimages/2014/06/19/amidst-extreme-political-polarization-the-average-american-goes-unrepresented/
Graphic: Dem/GOP polarization over time.https://thumbs.gfycat.com/RequiredFrankBorderterrier-mobile.mp4
(2014) How ideological activists constructed our polarized politics.https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2014/01/15/how-ideological-activists-constructed-our-polarized-parties/?utm_term=.34117e018856
(2014) The real extremists are American voters, not politicians.https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2014/01/22/the-real-extremists-are-american-voters-not-politicians/?utm_term=.b5099fd2bc9e
(2014) Polarization we can live with. Partisan warfare is the problem.https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2014/01/10/polarization-we-can-live-with-partisan-warfare-is-the-problem/?utm_term=.b7cf406e882e
(2014) How race and religion have polarized American voters.https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2014/01/20/how-race-and-religion-have-polarized-american-voters/?utm_term=.22177ea4587e
(2017) Political Polarization Is A Psychology Problemhttps://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/political-polarization-is-a-psychology-problem_us_5a01dd9ee4b07eb5118255e5
Opinion (2017): A Fake America: Cultural Fragmentation and Polarizationhttp://harvardpolitics.com/online/fake-america-cultural-fragmentation-polarization/
Essay (2014): Polarization Is Dividing American Society, Not Just Politicshttps://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/12/upshot/polarization-is-dividing-american-society-not-just-politics.html
Studies Show That People Who Have High “Integrative Complexity” Are More Likely To Be Successfulhttps://medium.com/the-mission/studies-show-that-people-who-have-high-integrative-complexity-are-more-likely-to-be-successful-443480e8930c
Article (2018): On Chua: After being the 'Tiger Mom', Amy Chua turns to political tribalism https://www.theguardian.com/inequality/2018/mar/01/amy-chua-tiger-mom-writer-book-political-tribes
(2017) MSNBC Panel on declining civil discoursehttps://www.msnbc.com/weekends-with-alex-witt/watch/lack-of-civil-discourse-creating-schism-in-our-politics-and-culture-1103899715578
Wikipedia on Tolerationhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toleration
Wikipedia: Polarization (politics)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polarization_(politics)
Wikipedia Search: Paradox of tolerancehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paradox_of_tolerance
Wikipedia Search: Polarization (economics)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polarization_(economics)
Wikipedia Search: Cognitive dissonancehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cognitive_dissonance
Wikipedia Search: Cognitive Inertiahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cognitive_inertia
Wikipedia Search: Confirmation biashttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Confirmation_bias
Wikipedia Search: Identity politicshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Identity_politics
Wikipedia Search: Deindividuationhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deindividuation
Wikipedia Search: Social identity model of deindividuation effectshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_identity_model_of_deindividuation_effects
Wikipedia Search: Social identity theoryhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_identity_theory
Wikipedia Search: Ethnocentrismhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethnocentrism
Wikipedia Search: civil discoursehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civil_discourse
Wikipedia Search: Open-mindednesshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open-mindedness
Wikipedia Search: Tribalismhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tribalism
Wikipedia Search: Parochialismhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parochialism
Wikipedia Search: Filter Bubblehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filter_bubble
Wikipedia Search: False consensus effecthttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/False_consensus_effect
Wikipedia Search: Communal reinforcementhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Communal_reinforcement
The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Tolerationhttp://www.iep.utm.edu/tolerati/
Video: Yale Law professor explains the rise of political tribalismhttps://www.cnbc.com/video/2018/02/22/yale-law-professor-explains-the-rise-of-political-tribalism.html

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