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June 16, 2021

Overcoming polarization

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Disagreement can be good, healthy even — but polarization is not that.

Polarization on social media has inflamed so-called cancel culture, conspiracy theories and disinformation on a global scale. Polarization adds friction to already-heated topics like climate change and gun control, dividing communities and seeding defensiveness and distrust. Doha Debates’ host Nelufar Hedayat explains how polarization came to be, and how we might be able to overcome these divides.

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