Aryan Nation http://kplu.org en Does political incivility go hand-in-hand with change? http://kplu.org/post/does-political-incivility-go-hand-hand-change <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-955859.mp3</p><p>A <a href="http://foley.wsu.edu/civility">national conference in Spokane</a> focuses on something a lot of people fear is dying out: civility in American politics. Many see the January shooting in Tuscon as just one sign that the nation&#39;s civic discourse has been replaced with mudslinging, threats, and even violence.</p><p>Spokane itself was shaken by backpack bomb discovered along the route of a Martin Luther King Day parade.</p><p>But consider this: Incivility can sometimes play a positive role in democracy, at least according to some experts.</p><p> Fri, 04 Mar 2011 17:01:23 +0000 Jessica Robinson & KPLU News Staff 930 at http://kplu.org Does political incivility go hand-in-hand with change?