01 March 2021
"Refugee sponsorship has a tangible impact in increasing support for and reducing opposition to refugee resettlement because of the direct links established between refugees and local communities.
The poll, conducted by YouGov and commissioned by the nonprofit group More In Common, offers vital lessons for refugee advocates and policymakers on both the policy and politics of refugee resettlement."
19 February 2021
"If social cohesion and the notion of common ground don’t sound like the version of a divided world that we are fed daily, More in Common’s report Britain’s Choice: Common Ground and Division in 2020s Britain makes a fascinating read.
Significantly, the report evidences that we are not as divided as we often assume but that when we focus on societal ‘fault lines’, we obscure common ground."
17 February 2021
The UK's largest community funder, which issues grants of almost £600m per year, will be using the Britain's Choice study from More in Common to guide grantmaking decisions. Cassie Robinson from the National Lottery Community Fund discusses how bringing people together will be a key goal for 2021.
20 January 2021
"According to Hidden Tribes, a 2018 report on political polarization in America, some 77% of Americans 'believe that our differences aren't so great that we can't come together.' Our fellow citizens on the far left and right may never come together, but I know that most people across this land do not want to hate each other. My neighbors in Atlanta and in Chautauqua share lots of common ground."
19 January 2021
"the Twitterverse is anything but representative of the nation"
"A study of the Democratic electorate, by the nonpartisan Hidden Tribes project, (found)... only 11 percent of online Democrats are African American compared to 24 percent of Democrats in the real world, and 53 percent of Democrats on social media said they have become more liberal over their lifetimes; only 30 percent of offline Democrats said the same."