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We’re experiencing ‘emergency inflation’ on some issues – if everything is a crisis, then nothing is

Nat Kendall-Taylor , Bill Pitkin
June 15, 2020
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Cal Matters
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The coronavirus pandemic and the protests against police brutality are laying bare long-standing problems and inequities. We are in the midst of social crisis.

It makes sense to think that if we can bring this same sense of urgency to other, more specific issues, people will be more likely to act to solve them. But crisis framing doesn’t always work that way.

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