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Bridging the Gap

Bridging the Gap

17 March 2021

The Parlia Podcast

“There’s a subtle but crucial difference between ‘Opponent’ and ‘Enemy’”

“In the US, we’ve lost the common sense of authority that should be provided by academia, science and the media. The umpires and referees aren’t trusted - which means both sides get nervous and they just want to see their side win.”

Bridging the Gap, with Stephen Hawkins

Growing Apart: Understanding and Addressing the Business Ramifications of Social Polarization

Growing Apart: Understanding and Addressing the Business Ramifications of Social Polarization

15 March 2021

BCG Henderson

"By helping to structurally reduce and mitigate the negative consequences of polarization, leaders can reduce the level of harm that polarization can inflict within their broader societies as well as within their companies."

Growing Apart

New Poll Reveals Refugee Sponsorship Increases Support, Reduces Opposition to Resettlement

New Poll Reveals Refugee Sponsorship Increases Support, Reduces Opposition to Resettlement

01 March 2021

Niskanen Center

"Refugee sponsorship has a tangible impact in increasing support for and reducing opposition to refugee resettlement because of the direct links established between refugees and local communities. 

The poll, conducted by YouGov and commissioned by the nonprofit group More In Common, offers vital lessons for refugee advocates and policymakers on both the policy and politics of refugee resettlement."

New Poll Reveals Refugee Sponsorship Increases Support, Reduces Opposition to Resettlement

Towards a 'New Normal': What challenges for EU's post-crisis Cohesion policy?

Towards a 'New Normal': What challenges for EU's post-crisis Cohesion policy?

19 February 2021

Euractiv

“There are pro-Europeans and Eurosceptics but also, and more importantly, Europe’s 'invisible' and 'forgotten'."

As many as four out of ten people feel lost or forgotten by the EU or their countries, according to a report published by More in Common.

Towards a 'new normal': What challenges for EU's post-crisis Cohesion policy?

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