19 June 2021
A new report by More in Common, an international group that works on social polarisation, finds a broad consensus across Germany for climate action, alongside concerns about fairness and a sense of personal helplessness. Two-thirds of Germans it polled want binding climate rules.
“Politicians are threatening social cohesion by not acting,” says Laura-Kristine Krause, the outfit’s Germany director.
11 June 2021
“We are inherently social animals, and we need that sense of belonging and attachment. We have emotional needs that we can’t provide for in isolation,” Míriam Juan-Torres González, a senior researcher at More in Common, an organization that studies polarization, told me.
18 May 2021
Americans who turn to local TV, radio, or newspapers for political news tend to have more accurate perceptions of people with different political views than do those who rely mostly on The New York Times or Fox News, according to research by More in Common, a nonprofit that analyzes political divides.
29 April 2021
Is Britain really the hopelessly split society that we fear? The good news is that as the Brexit rubble settles, our common ground is growing, and Britain is more up for serious political change than almost any other Western democracy. More in Common co-founder Tim Dixon joins Ros Taylor for The Bunker Daily podcast.
“We’ve lived off the capital of past generations in terms of the glue that holds society together. Now we need to reinvest in it.”