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From the CenterHoliday Table Conversations
Happy Thanksgiving from AllSides!
Every year around this time, we think about how holiday gatherings sometimes devolve into bitter arguments about political matters, and that's not what we want to see in the world. We're about seeing all sides through thoughtful consideration and lively, considerate debate.
From the LeftSome Opt to Pass on Thanksgiving Politics
For Thanksgiving this year, many Americans are anticipating turkey, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie — and postelection combat with relatives.
Every election provokes some level of stress among voters, but mental health professionals say that the polarization of this year’s presidential race appeared to have amplified the tension.
From the RightThrough the Looking Glass
When it comes to today’s political discourse, Americans have stepped through the looking glass. We have turned pleasant meals with extended family into combative bouts of political pontification. And colleges have replaced intellectual curiosity and inquisitiveness with stilted lectures designed to limit offense and, failing that, comfort food and cry rooms.