Hate

ANDREW SULLIVAN *Author of the New York Times Magazine cover story "The Fight Against Hate: Why We Can't - And Shouldn't - Win It" (September 26, 1999) *Author, Love Undetectable: Notes on Friendship, Sex, and Survival In the past ten years, the term 'Hate Crime' has become a commonplace. But does the phrase describe anything meaningful? Across the country, groups are calling for hate-crime laws, but can legislation make people tolerant? According to Andrew Sullivan, the names we have for varieties of hate, racism, sexism, homophobia, tell us the identity of the victims and little else. Can an understanding of the psychology of hate lead to real change? Join Melinda Penkava and guests for a look at hate, intolerance, and crime.

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