Business for America Panel

Bridging Divides in the Workplace Recording: National Week of Conversation 2023

Cambria Findley-Grubb • May 2, 2023 • 2 min read

Toxic polarization isn’t only on Twitter. Many companies are witnessing first-hand how contentious social and political issues create workplace conflict and reduce productivity. It’s a bottom-line business issue, and corporate leaders are seeking solutions. How can businesses help repair America’s social fabric — both in and out of the workplace? Hear from experts on how […]

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America doesn’t need a national divorce. We need marriage counseling.

Kristin Hansen • April 10, 2023 • 6 min read

Recent calls for a “national divorce” got a lot of attention. Congresswoman Greene wasn’t alone, of course, in suggesting it’s time to pull the plug on the rapidly fraying, increasingly exhausting relationship between “red” and “blue” America. Secessionist fever is on the rise in states like California, Oregon, and Texas. Governors and statehouses in red […]

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Higher Ed’s Delicate Dance: Safeguarding Freedoms and Stewarding Culture

Kristin Hansen • March 21, 2023 • 7 min read

How is your alma mater reconciling its commitments to free speech, academic freedom, inclusion, and belonging? Perhaps, like many of us, you’re watching your alma mater grapple with hard questions about how to honor principles of free speech and preserve academic freedom, while also stewarding cultural norms of respect, inclusion, and belonging. In theory, at […]

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Short, simple interventions can reduce partisan animosity (yay!) … so, what comes next? Here are ninety ideas.

Kristin Hansen • October 18, 2022 • 22 min read

When it comes to reducing Americans’ partisan animosity, anti-democratic attitudes, and tolerance for political violence, what types of interventions work best? And, (how) can the best-performing interventions be scaled and offered to millions of Americans? These were the burning questions that the Strengthening Democracy Challenge team set out to answer when they launched their innovative, […]

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