Jeffrey Mahan on finding common ground
April 03, 2017
It’s no secret that we live in the most polarized moment in generations. It often seems like there are two very different Americas, each with conflicting views on our country’s past, present and future. Yet beneath the rhetoric, liberals and conservatives often have more in common than meets the eye. By understanding the cultural narratives or “deep stories” underlying each others’ positions, we can begin to form unconventional alliances – ones that, if we’re lucky, might just bring about the changes that we ALL seek.
Join Iliff Professor Jeffrey Mahan and others on the evening of April 12th as we share tips and stories of reaching across the aisle for the greater good.