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FINDING COMMON GROUND ON INCOME INEQUALITY

In our latest Public Forum, Larry Kudlow and Jared Bernstein offer different perspectives on the causes of widening income inequality and what policy actions might alleviate the problem and strengthen the American economy for the benefit of all its citizens. Read more »

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FINDING COMMON GROUND: THEN & NOW PUBLIC FORUM

David Gergen and Chris Matthews with stories and insights driving the point home that shared experiences and relationships, as personified by Ronald Reagan and Tip O’Neil, enable political rivals to find common ground and work together. Read more »

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2013 PUBLIC FORUM SHORTS

What would happen if we had a political "deal" on the debt and we got our fiscal house in order? And if not, what happens 20 to 30 years out? Get direct answers to these questions and more. You can also watch the full event. Read more »

LATEST ON COMMON GROUNDER BLOG

The Key to Political Persuasion

A Stanford sociology professor looks at a key element of finding common ground: understanding the values of those with views different than yours and crafting your arguments accordingly. It’s a way to bring light, not heat to a debate. Read more »

COMMON GROUND IN ACTION

Moving beyond suspicion, Muslims and Evangelicals seek common ground

Across the country, a number of evangelical congregations have been engaging Muslim neighbors in new ways, while Muslim charities have reached out to Christian churches during their time of need. Read more »

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Want to be part of the solution? Common Ground Committee forums bring light not heat to the public discourse. Our goal to bring truth, clarity, understanding and progress to issues of importance, is something we can all agree on. Your financial support makes a difference by providing the resources needed to produce public forums in first class venues and with expert panelists. Watch video »