Interesting article from NPR, discussing the role fo civility in modern life. Today it seems like civility has gone out the window, especially in politics, but in the past, insistence on civility has also meant the silencing of outrage over injustice. There must be a balance somewhere. Read the full article at npr.org.
Like with anything, we trust a reference or recommendation from a friend more than that of a stranger. It should come as no surprise then that the same applies to voting. A couple of new apps have been developed to connect voters with their friends and facilitate political conversation amongst friend groups. Learn more about this technology at nytimes.com.