October CGA Forum: A House Divided: What Would We Have to Give Up to Get the Political System We Want?

Oct 26
2019
Oct 26 2019, 8:00pm - 10:00pm EDT


Kara  Dillard
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A House Divided

Please join us for a Common Ground for Action (CGA) online deliberative forum on Saturday October 26th @ 8:00pm ET/5:00pm PT on A House Divided: What Would We Have to Give Up to Get the Political System We Want?

We’ll be talking about how to fix our broken political system in three different options: (1) Reduce dangerous, toxic talk: The problem is that the way we talk is poisoning public life. The “outrage industry” rewards people for saying and doing the most extreme things; (2) Make fairer rules for politics and follow them: The problem is that wealthy, powerful special interests game the political system, making it impossible to find compromise; (3) Take control and make decisions closer to home: The problem is that our most important decisions are being made too far away from home.

If you haven't had a chance to review the issue guide, you can find a downloadable PDF on the National Issues Forums Institute website: https://www.nifi.org/en/issue-guide/house-divided

TO REGISTER CLICK HERE: https://tinyurl.com/y4r32tj5

You can also watch the introductory video on this issue: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/housedivided/312154555

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