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How Business Leaders Can Reduce Polarization

How Business Leaders Can Reduce Polarization

08 October 2021

Harvard Business Review

Instead of focusing on the false binary of simply taking a public stance or staying silent, CEOs would be better off understanding and addressing the context of rising polarization and doing so in a strategic manner. 

How Business Leaders Can Reduce Polarization

Germany’s climate change gulf gets harder to bridge

Germany’s climate change gulf gets harder to bridge

23 September 2021

The Financial Times


"while some young people channel their frustrations into activism, many more fall into segments that a study by More in Common calls “The Disillusioned” and “The Detached” — nearly half of voters under 30 expressed disappointment with democratic institutions that the NGO says could strain German democracy."

 

Germany's climate gulf gets harder to bridge

In Canada and Germany, the climate crisis is finally on the ballot. But can it win?

In Canada and Germany, the climate crisis is finally on the ballot. But can it win?

19 September 2021

CNN

"Unlike in election years in the past, we've seen climate as a core issue right from the start -- given people's insistence on climate action in the polls, all major parties have made it a main element of their rhetoric," said Jérémie Gagné, a senior associate at the research group More in Common.

In Canada and Germany, the climate crisis is finally on the ballot. But can it win?

Polling polarised Poles: what government and opposition voters think of each other 

Polling polarised Poles: what government and opposition voters think of each other 

18 August 2021

Notes from Poland

"Polish political elites have developed powerful and at the same time extremely divisive narratives, but neither Polish society nor political leaders have developed effective “reconciliation mechanisms” to overcome comparatively minor rifts and keep the society together. In the long run it will be necessary to ensure that the political community is rebuilt. Otherwise Poland will time and again become the prey of one tribe or another". 

Polling polarised Poles: what government and opposition voters think of each other

Don't Mention the Culture Wars

Don't Mention the Culture Wars

28 July 2021

The Telegraph

"The biggest problem is not the divide, which does not functionally exist, but the way in which people feel shut out of the debate, for their inability – their lack of desire – to scream at each other on social media...The wise (responsible) politician will dig in with truth and those unbearable and unfashionable things: nuance and compassion. It’s where the country is. So where are they?"

Don't Mention the Culture Wars