11 April 2022
"...the dart guns of social media give more power and voice to the political extremes while reducing the power and voice of the moderate majority. The “Hidden Tribes” study, by the pro-democracy group More in Common, surveyed 8,000 Americans in 2017 and 2018 and identified seven groups that shared beliefs and behaviors. The one furthest to the right, known as the “devoted conservatives,” comprised 6 percent of the U.S. population. The group furthest to the left, the “progressive activists,” comprised 8 percent of the population."
01 March 2022
"In a recent survey by More in Common, a group dedicated to strengthening societies against social division, fewer than 20% of Democrats agreed that most police officers are bad people, but Republicans thought that more than half of them would agree. False polarization makes people expect that discussing a contentious topic with someone holding a different view will be highly unpleasant and largely pointless."
15 February 2022
08 February 2022
21 January 2022
"The pandemic has exposed the weaknesses of the state model built by the Law and Justice party. A credible vision of a community of solidarity and a truly welfare state could respond to these needs and at the same time contribute to building bridges between the feuding sides of Polish society".