18 October 2021
"The increased vitriol and hatred in politics is deterring many from even contemplating that form of public service – not just because of acts of tragic violence, but because of the whole culture of contempt that has infected public debate".
14 October 2021
"If we divide in to two camps that see each other as threats that cannot be tolerated then we will see increased support for actions which will ultimately undo the basic foundation of a democracy".
08 October 2021
Instead of focusing on the false binary of simply taking a public stance or staying silent, CEOs would be better off understanding and addressing the context of rising polarization and doing so in a strategic manner.
23 September 2021
"while some young people channel their frustrations into activism, many more fall into segments that a study by More in Common calls “The Disillusioned” and “The Detached” — nearly half of voters under 30 expressed disappointment with democratic institutions that the NGO says could strain German democracy."
19 September 2021
"Unlike in election years in the past, we've seen climate as a core issue right from the start -- given people's insistence on climate action in the polls, all major parties have made it a main element of their rhetoric," said Jérémie Gagné, a senior associate at the research group More in Common.