FEE’s Essential Guide to Keeping Friends Despite Political Differences

This guide has also been translated into Portuguese

Politics has always been one of those subjects to tread lightly around when it’s time to cut the Thanksgiving turkey. But ever since the 2016 US presidential elections, things have been crazy. We’re talking massive unfriendings on social media and violent protests across the US.

Despite living in a comparatively free and tolerant era, we’re still vastly intolerant of differing political views. But why is that? Is it possible to preserve our friendships while still holding true to our personal principles and beliefs? Should we ever willingly associate with bigots?

This guide has the answers to each of these questions.

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