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Change the Narrative to Change the Future

Change the Narrative to Change the Future

19 February 2021

SEE Change, The Magazine of Social Entrepreneurship

"If social cohesion and the notion of common ground don’t sound like the version of a divided world that we are fed daily, More in Common’s report Britain’s Choice: Common Ground and Division in 2020s Britain makes a fascinating read.

Significantly, the report evidences that we are not as divided as we often assume but that when we focus on societal ‘fault lines’, we obscure common ground."

Change the Narrative to Change the Future

Major UK philanthropy using More in Common's research to shape priorities

Major UK philanthropy using More in Common's research to shape priorities

17 February 2021

National Lottery Community Fund

The UK's largest community funder, which issues grants of almost £600m per year, will be using the Britain's Choice study from More in Common to guide grantmaking decisions. Cassie Robinson from the National Lottery Community Fund discusses how bringing people together will be a key goal for 2021.

Major UK funder to use More in Common's research to shape priorities

What next for post-Merkel Germany?

What next for post-Merkel Germany?

20 January 2021

Centre for European Reform podcast

Laura Krause, Germany director of More in Common, speaks to the CER about the election of new CDU party leader Armin Laschet and the forthcoming federal election in September, as well as what both events could have in store for German domestic and foreign policy in the future.

CER podcast: What next for post-Merkel Germany?

I've lived in both Americas. Most people everywhere don't want to hate each other

I've lived in both Americas. Most people everywhere don't want to hate each other

20 January 2021

CNN Opinion

"According to Hidden Tribes, a 2018 report on political polarization in America, some 77% of Americans 'believe that our differences aren't so great that we can't come together.' Our fellow citizens on the far left and right may never come together, but I know that most people across this land do not want to hate each other. My neighbors in Atlanta and in Chautauqua share lots of common ground."

I've lived in both Americas. Most people everywhere don't want to hate each other

Advice to Team Biden: Delete Your Twitter Accounts

Advice to Team Biden: Delete Your Twitter Accounts

19 January 2021

Washington Monthly

"the Twitterverse is anything but representative of the nation"

"A study of the Democratic electorate, by the nonpartisan Hidden Tribes project, (found)... only 11 percent of online Democrats are African American compared to 24 percent of Democrats in the real world, and 53 percent of Democrats on social media said they have become more liberal over their lifetimes; only 30 percent of offline Democrats said the same."

Advice to Team Biden: Delete Your Twitter Account