ARTICLES ABOUT THE ART AND SCIENCE OF VOTER PERSUASION

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Going door to door, a Los Angeles-based activist group tries to reduce prejudice against transgender people. A new study finds that it works.

BY BENOIT DENIZET-LEWIS
THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE
APRIL 7, 2016

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HoW WOBBLY IS OUR DEMOCRACY

BY STEVEN LEVITSKY AND DANIEL ZIBLATT
THE NEW YORK TIMES
JANUARY 27, 2018 

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When It Comes To Politics and 'Fake News,' Facts Aren't Enough

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NPR
MARCH 13, 2017

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BY JOSHUA KALLA AND DAVID BROOKMAN
THE WASHINGTON POST
OCTOBER 11, 2017

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Why Facts Don't Change Our Minds

BY ELIZABETH KOLBERT
THE NEW YORKER
FEBRUARY 27, 2017

VIDEOS

After Californians voted against gay marriage in 2008, Dave Fleischer, head of the Leadership LAB at the Los Angeles LGBT Center, knew he had to do something different to reach people. Dave and his team embarked on an ambitious task to talk to as many people who disagreed with them as they could.