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Portrait d’une France en colère

Portrait d’une France en colère

04 February 2020

Francois Xavier Demoures was a guest on France Culture radio to talk about our new research on social division and polarization in France.

Portrait d’une France en colère 

Americans exaggerate the extremism of the other side

Americans exaggerate the extremism of the other side

19 November 2019

CNN

Daniel Yudkin is associate director of research at the nonpartisan organization More in Common and a postdoctoral fellow at the Behavioral Science Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania. The views expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion on CNN.

Americans exaggerate the extremism of the other side

You’re probably making incorrect assumptions about your opposing political party

You’re probably making incorrect assumptions about your opposing political party

26 July 2019

The Washington Post

What we think we know about the other side is usually wrong. More in Common’s study found that average Democrats and Republicans radically overestimate the percentage of the other side that holds “extreme views.”
The Perception Gap: How False Impressions are Pulling Americans Apart

The political perception gap

The political perception gap

24 June 2019

The Financial Times

“If you want the least biased viewpoint, talk to an uneducated Democrat.” More in Common’s study confirms Rania Foroohar’s assertion that experts are the least likely to give up their own closely held ideas, even when they are proven wrong.
The Perception Gap: How False Impressions are Pulling Americans Apart

Survey: Greeks Value Compassion and Solidarity More Positive Toward Refugees than Other EU Citizens

Survey: Greeks Value Compassion and Solidarity More Positive Toward Refugees than Other EU Citizens

11 May 2019

The National Herald

More in Common’s findings show that while Greeks have a stronger sense of national identity and pride in their country than other European countries, this has not translated into anti-migrant feelings. Instead, compassion and solidarity form a part of their identity. 
Attitudes towards National Identity, Immigration and Refugees in Greece