What Made Masks Politically Polarizing
While coronavirus vaccinations are now widely available, our country remains ideologically divided over the simplest of pandemic safety measures — masks.
The underlying issues that caused masks to become a cultural and political dividing line.
- Beth Vonnahme, associate dean at UMKC, College of Arts and Sciences, associate professor of political science
- Dr. Michele Gelfand, professor of psychology at the University of Maryland, cultural psychologist and author of ‘Rule Makers, Rule Breakers: How Tight and Loose Cultures Wire the World.’