Spurning Taboos, Real People Start Talking Real Politics

It’s OK to talk about politics: Web series 'Bring It to the Table' aims to bridge political divides and elevate national conversation.
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TakePart Staff

Democracy was founded on robust dialogue, but somewhere along the line, politics replaced sex as the one thing in America we don't discuss in mixed company—even among friends and family.

Bring It to the Table is a participatory online platform, a community-engagement campaign, and a Web series aimed at bridging political divides and elevating the national conversation. It's a project for those who are tired of hyper-partisanship, a platform for being part of the solution. How do you present ideas? How do you argue your beliefs, and when do you compromise and negotiate? Are you combative and inflammatory, or are you a solutions-oriented thinker? Why do you believe what you believe?