This issue bothers you. You want to help.
But you ain’t gotta lotta time.

All good; we got you. This list lets you quickly scan for simple things you can do to make a difference.

Easy, no-cost, non-partisan actions to reduce dysfunction and urge politicians to get things done.

(If you _do_ have time, a comprehensive list of activities is maintained by Listen First Project.)

Otherwise, click one of these:

Participate in a national effort to build bridges across differences.
Take a simple pledge to “Listen First, to understand”
JOIN A LOCAL ALLIANCE:
Work with local neighbors to bring Americans together.
ESCAPE ONE-SIDED MEDIA BIAS:
View reporting from the left, right or center.
JOIN A CONVERSATION OF DIFFERING VIEWS:
Join, or host your own convo, choosing from a wide range of topics.
LEARN: IS YOUR POLITICIAN COLLABORATIVE?
Does your elected official solve problems across party lines?
PETITION THE NEWS MEDIA:
Urge the news media to also cover bipartisan problem solvers.
PETITION POLITICIANS TO DELIVER RESULTS:
Urge them to work thru disagreement, like we do.
SHARE YOUR VIEW IN A 1 QUESTION POLL:
Should politicians be more principled, or more collaborative?
SIMPLY MAKE YOUR VIEW KNOWN (click one):
Are you worried about partisan divisiveness?
(click one)

BONUS LEARNING SECTION FOR THE CURIOUS
SEE HOW POLARIZATION’S GROWN OVER TIME:
Curious about U.S. polarization over time? See it graphically.
HOW POLARIZED IS THE CURRENT CONGRESS?
See the wide chasm dividing congressmen. (And locate your own!)

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Thoughts from across the aisle...

“Holding opposing partisans in contempt on the basis of their identity alone precludes innovative cross-party solutions and mutually beneficial compromises.”

— “Political sectarianism in America.” authors Finkel, Bail, Cikara, Ditto, Iyengar, Klar, Mason, McGrath, Nyhan, Rand, Skitka, Tucker, Van Bavel, Wang and Druckman. Science 370, 533 (2020)

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