Drew Westen

Drew Westen, professor of psychology and psychiatry at Emory University, is the founder of Westen Strategies and author of The Political Brain: The Role of Emotion in Deciding the Fate of the Nation (PublicAffairs).

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The Anatomy of a Dog Whistle The Anatomy of a Dog Whistle

Acting outside of our awareness, using frequencies we may not consciously hear, dog whistles evade our better angels on race.

Nov 9, 2021 / Drew Westen

Rethinking Government Rethinking Government

Effective government is the precondition of freedom. And Obama needs to tell us that.

Sep 30, 2009 / Editorial / Drew Westen