During and after the 2016 election, our national political debate turned bitter. Online social media platforms, once a place for connection and discussion, were infected by that same negative tone. Friends fought. Families fractured.
In the midst of all this, a formerly disengaged political novice got off the sidelines and found a safe place for debate and disagreement… on Twitter!? Yes, Kristin Karnitz waded into those rough waters and found new connections, new ideas, and a new confidence in our nation’s ability to help and heal one another.
In this interview, learn more about Kristin and how she does it, even on emotional issues like immigration, and listen all the way to the end for a moving poem in honor of World Refugee Day.