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At the heart of our crisis: American polarization

To survive this once-in-a-generation challenge, we need to hit pause on the polarizing rhetoric that divides us and frame the issues we’re facing in ways that allow for more open dialogue,...

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We’re experiencing ‘emergency inflation’ on some issues – if everything is a crisis, then nothing is

The coronavirus pandemic and the protests against police brutality are laying bare long-standing problems and inequities. We are in the midst of social crisis. It makes sense to think that if...


Five Questions about Framing

1. What is Framing? Framing is about the choices we make in what we say, how we say it, what we emphasize, and what we leave unsaid, and how these choices shape how people think, feel, and...


Don’t Feed Fatalism…Put Forward Solutions Instead

Most advocates say their top communications priority is to motivate the public to get involved in solving a pressing social problem. Given this goal, it is remarkable how much social change...


FrameWorks Institute’s statement on the Uprisings of Spring 2020

Our country is facing a moment of reckoning. Like so many others, we mourn the loss of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the countless individuals before them who have had their...


Communicating about Peace and Peacebuilding: Research Methods and Sample Composition

This supplement provides detailed information on the research that informs FrameWorks’ strategic brief on peace and peacebuilding.


Communicating about Peace and Peacebuilding: Challenges, Opportunities, and Emerging Recommendations

Peace is widely recognized to be good, and yet peacebuilding stands at the periphery of our politics. This brief unpacks this seeming paradox, summarizing key findings from research on public...


Topic #12: How to foster solidarity while others fuel division

Framing COVID-19 Topic #12: How to foster solidarity while others fuel division The pandemic has demonstrated that we are capable of cooperation at a scale that few of us imagined possible. We...

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Advocating for Age in an Age of Uncertainty: How the COVID-19 crisis is amplifying ageism, and how advocates can push back

It’s clear we need to change the way society thinks and talks about aging, and there’s great opportunity to do it now. In 2014, the FrameWorks Institute launched a study using theory and...


Topic #11: Framing the post-pandemic economy

Framing COVID-19 Topic #11: Framing the post-pandemic economy The pandemic has created an opening to change the public's perspective on what it means to have a good economy—and what role...


Topic #10: Talking about climate action in the era of COVID-19

Framing COVID-19 Topic #10: Talking about climate action in the era of COVID-19 We can't afford to not to have a conversation that connects climate action to the pandemic response. The measures...

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Biased language paints an unfair picture of “old people” today

Narrow representations of older people don’t just misinform us. They bias us.