Efforts to Foster Civility

At The New York Times, Nellie Bowles reports on efforts to promote civil discussion. [A] nonprofit called Better Angel s..  is putting on half a dozen events around the country every week through the election. Its work is part of a boomlet in efforts to break partisan...

Getting Along on Capitol Hill

Aubrey Neal and Dean Peterson at R Street: Just as all Americans are more collaborative if they participate in team retreats or other outside-of-work functions, past Congresses have fostered partnerships and productivity by encouraging members to get to know one...

“Civilize It”

 Dennis Sadowski at the Catholic News Service: Rancor in politics, especially these days, may be the norm, but a nationwide effort is underway to remind people that civility in political discussions is a virtue. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is introducing...