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Partygate and the cost of living are turning voters off the Tories

Partygate and the cost of living are turning voters off the Tories

24 May 2022

The Times

“In an op-ed article, More in Common UK Director Luke Tryl brings together the findings from our recent polling and focus groups, emphasising the importance of the rising cost of living, and how it has together with partygate reinforced in the minds of the public the notion that the political class is out of touch and doesn’t understand their concerns”

Partygate and the cost of living are turning voters off the Tories

Speeding up the green transition and Poland

Speeding up the green transition and Poland

23 May 2022

In Poland, the transition to renewable energy is gradually becoming a subject of a broad public consensus. But whether it succeeds will ultimately be determined by the political will of the Law and Justice party.

Speeding up the green transition and Poland 

Why the Past 10 Years of American Life Have Been Uniquely Stupid

Why the Past 10 Years of American Life Have Been Uniquely Stupid

11 April 2022

The Atlantic

"...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."

Why the Past 10 Years of American Life Have Been Uniquely Stupid

 

Managing a Polarized Workforce

Managing a Polarized Workforce

01 March 2022

Harvard Business Review

"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."

Managing a Polarized Workforce

From yellow vests to the Freedom Convoy, the same fuels

From yellow vests to the Freedom Convoy, the same fuels

15 February 2022

In an Op-Ed article, Laurence de Nervaux analyses the protest movement called "Convoi de la liberté"' inspired by the Canadian demonstrations: "Traveling across the country to Paris and then Brussels, "le Convoi de la liberté" is an expression of the deep lines of division that run through French society. Reducing it to an anti-vax revolt would only feed an already alarming stigma".