Civic fusion suggests that people can sustain their fundamental disagreements even as they bond to jointly build solutions to public problems. The forces of polarization exist simultaneously alongside a unifying force. Civic fusion takes conflicting values and beliefs as a given; it faces polarization rather than evading it.
Susan Podziba, author of Civic Fusion: Mediating Polarized Public Disputes, describes how to create value in multi-party disputes.
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