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“Treat this race report like climate change denial”

“Treat this race report like climate change denial”

07 April 2021

The Bunker Podcast

According to research from More in Common 'British people are a lot less polarized than the British media might like to say'.

'The UK has a stronger sense of community... 64% agree that the pandemic has shown most people in the country care about each other.'

Culture wars: how divided is Britain really?

Culture wars: how divided is Britain really?

28 March 2021

The Sunday Times

"If America has a chasm, we have a kaleidoscope. Last year More in Common published a report, Britain’s Choice, which identified not two opposing groups — Labour or Tory; Leave or Remain — but seven types of British citizen, who form shifting alliances". 

Stoking the culture wars isn't just unhelpful, it's unpatriotic

Stoking the culture wars isn't just unhelpful, it's unpatriotic

23 February 2021

Cap-X 

'Pursuing a ‘war on woke’ is bad leadership. Britain’s choice is not between a flag-waving jingoism or throwing its history into the river, and political leaders fail us when they frame debates in those terms.' 

 

The War on Woke

The War on Woke

29 January 2021

Bloomberg Westminster podcast

"The really striking think about much of the culture wars issues is that they frankly don't engage that many people....Politics needs to provide us a way forward that isn't always about trying to create false debate or false division"

British society is more united than we are led to believe

British society is more united than we are led to believe

11 January 2021

Positive News

"The culture wars do not resonate with most Britons, according to a report, which says that despite Brexit the country is actually united on many fronts – especially climate change"

 

Cambridge University Draws a Line on Free Speech

Cambridge University Draws a Line on Free Speech

16 December 2020

Bloomberg

"Britain’s culture wars are nowhere near as bad as those in the U.S. Let’s keep it that way... A recent opinion poll by the More in Common think tank shows 55% of U.K. voters believe their views are centrist, while only 33% of Americans identify as politically 'moderate'.” 

Welcome to the Green Industrial Revolution

Welcome to the Green Industrial Revolution

25 November 2020

The Telegraph

"Nearly three-quarters of the UK public (74%) believe that ‘working together to protect the environment could build a society that’s based on sharing not selfishness, community not division’. The evidence suggests that Britons, like other peoples, are weary of political division and want to get past the polarisation that has characterised the past five years. They want to grasp the opportunities of the future and the accompanying benefits of a cleaner economy."

Shake it like a polarised picture

Shake it like a polarised picture

16 November 2020

Reasons to Be Cheerful Podcast

"As we rebuild the economy, build back better, post Covid, there's got to be a story that brings climate, economy, place-based development, local communities, tackling inequality. It feels like if we could bring those pieces together.. you would also be able to rebuild some of the trust in the system that has been lost in recent years."

Who are the real tribes of Britain?

Who are the real tribes of Britain?

27 October 2020

UnHerd

"Drop what you're doing and read this: it's one of the important pieces of opinion research this year. Entitled Britain's Choice, and published by More in Common, it doesn't analyse Britain by political affiliation, but according to deeper values. So instead of Left versus Right or Remain versus Leave, we are grouped into seven tribes." 

Britons falling into seven political camps not just Left and Right

Britons falling into seven political camps not just Left and Right

26 October 2020

inews

"Less than a quarter of the population identifies closely with Left or Right, and seventy percent of people viewed such descriptions as unhelpful."