Labor Day has passed, and election season is in full swing. Americans are being reminded daily that there’s a lot that divides us — and surely there is. In January 2020, Brown University economists concluded the United States is polarizing faster than other democracies. Those findings came before the COVID-19 pandemic and our last contentious presidential election.
But there’s a lot that unites us too.
Maybe, as the late Dodgers announcer Vin Scully said, it’s baseball. Maybe it’s something else, but in the face of increased political polarization, it’s time for the business community to lead and to foster unity.
We know how to work together to negotiate ...