In today’s polarized environment, political conversations often turn angry and counterproductive. Recent polls show that many Americans feel our country is more divided than ever, and increasingly view members of the opposite political party as not just wrong - but bad people. At the same time, Americans are increasingly divided into bubbles and echo chambers with limited exposure to “the other side,” consuming news that confirms their opinions and stereotypes. If this level of political polarization concerns you too, you're in the right place.
Let's create opportunities for meaningful discussions and dial down the heated rhetoric that gets in the way of real conversations and an understanding of our differences. Our goal is not to push an agenda or change minds about underlying political issues, but instead to lower the temperature in our nation’s political climate and create the room necessary for the two sides to come together to meet the many challenges we face as a nation.
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