Living around the world convinced the Sultan family that cultural dialogue is invaluable. Today their non-profit, La Convivencia (the Coexistence), unites diverse communities through civic engagement.
A recent Harvard-Harris poll says 91% of Americans want Democrats and Republicans to work together. Congress has responded with The Problem Solvers Caucus: 48 Democrat and Republican representatives who believe “that progress is more important than partisanship.”
The Friends Committee on National Legislation strives for “an Earth restored” by hosting bipartisan discussions in a green-friendly building.
UVA student Mary Long argues that relationships with people of opposing beliefs “made me learn more about myself, made me question, strengthen, and sometimes step back from my own beliefs and my own viewpoints.”
CNN’s Laurie Segall interviews two Silicon Valley tech executives who request to remain anonymous for a startling reason.
The Javits Prize for Bipartisan Leadership encourages lawmakers to follow the legacy of Senator Jacob Javits (R-NY), a liberal Republican who believed in bipartisan collaboration and diversity of thought amidst political parties.
“We’ve spent more time focusing on why we should not talk to others then finding out how we talk to others.” This episode of the TED Radio Hour offers three insights into the power of dialogue to bridge differences.
Frank Bruni argues that progressive colleges are belatedly trying to recruit conservative faculty in a bid to bring some balance to campus debates.
Sarah Silverman believes there are enough comedians on TV “sure of their rightness.” In her new show “I Love You, America,” she tries not to be one of them.