Open focus: ‘Reds,’ ‘blues’ work on issues that divide them

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on reddit
Reddit
Share on email
Email

Greenfield Recorder

Alternating “red,” “blue,” “red,” blue” in their seating, 16 participants at a recent Better Angels workshop spent seven hours working toward bridging their political differences.

For several of them, it was an eye-opening, perhaps a heart-opening beginning toward realizing common concerns, even as rhetoric in the 2020 presidential campaigns begins ramping up.

The eight conservative and eight liberal participants, donning respective “red” and “blue” labels as they met at Four Rivers Charter School, followed a strict format laid out by the national nonpartisan Better Angels organization.

Read the Full Article Here.

More to explore

Digging in vs. Reaching Out

The strategy of “motivating the base” rather than “persuading the undecideds” is being urged.

Better Angels 2019 Platform

Better Angels was born in response to the crisis of polarization—a growing crisis that hampers government, destroys trust, degrades public discussion, fosters isolation, and harms personal relationships.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *