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How do we break down our walls?

Humphrey School hosts first event in the Civil Conversations Project.

The project tells me that the difficulty described to me by the man in St. Louis Park is epidemic. And that big thinkers share that fellow's concern, and mine, that the inability of average Americans to comfortably talk with one another about civic matters is depleting something fundamental to democracy. It's weakening the trust that citizens need in each other to govern a country together.

Star Tribune
September 15, 2012

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