Beyond Left & Right: Fragmentation, Polarization & Reciprocity in 21st Century Democracies – Canada 2020 Studio Series

Presenting data from his forthcoming report on new global political alignments, Canada 2020 will host Tim Dixon, Co-Founder of More in Common in our Studio on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 from 9:00 to 10:30 AM.

Tim will present findings on the new disruptions to political alignments, the emergence of a new middle (what he calls the “Exhausted Majority”) and how to deploy strategies to engage across the left / right spectrum.

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The More In Common initiative took shape from work undertaken since 2015 to understand why advanced democracies failed to respond more effectively to the refugee crisis and its impact on domestic politics.

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Tim Dixon is a social movement builder who was born in Australia, worked for several years in New York and is now based in London, where he co-founded Purpose Europe. He trained as an economist and tech sector lawyer, built a leading Australian educational publishing business that was bought by Pearson in 2004 and worked as chief speechwriter and economic adviser for two Prime Ministers. He has helped start and grow social movement organisations around the world to protect civilians in Syria, engage citizens in the peace process in Colombia, address modern day slavery, promote gun control in the US, reduce inequality, and engage faith communities in social justice. He is on the boards of the International Budget Partnership, the Jo Cox Foundation, Purpose Europe, the Syria Campaign, the Chifley Research Centre and faith-based justice organisation Sojourners.

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VenueCanada 2020 Studio, 35 O'Connor Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1P5M4 CA