Interview in The Psychologist - coming in 2024!
Ali Goldsworthy and Laura Osborne were interviewed by Professor Kesi Mahendran, Professor of Social & Political Psychology and leader of the OppAttune Project, for a forthcoming issue of The Ps...Read more
Red Box podcast - Does Negative Campaigning Work?
Ali joined the Times' Red Box's Patrick Maguire to discuss political advertising - does going negative deliver, or do we all suffer when the parties get down in the gutter? The discussion followed ...Read more
Pulling Back From Polarization: How Business Leaders Can Step Up
Ali Goldsworthy joined Neil Malhotra, Kristin Hansen and Jen Miles to offer some ideas on "how can corporate leaders use their influence to [tackle] divisiveness and promote collaboration?" for thi...Read more
Power hour with Ali Goldsworthy
After a year like no other in British politics, are we more polarised than ever? Why are we prone to be drawn into rival, often deeply antagonistic factions? What can be done to bring people back t...Read more
York Alumni Voices - interview with Laura Osborne
When the paperback edition of Poles Apart was released in the summer, Laura was interviewed by York Alumni voices, sharing her experience of writing the book, her career journey and her top tips fo...Read more
Laura Osborne - ThinkIn at Kite Festival
Laura joined a panel at the inaugural Kite Festival in Oxfordshire (2022), for a live ThinkIn session with Tortoise. Alongside James Harding, Matt D'Ancona, Ece Temelkuran and Jon Alexander, she di...Read more
Why the generation gap isn't as wide as you think
In this thoughtful piece for the Guardian's 'Big idea', Professor Bobby Duffy, author of The Generation Divide, shares his views on why pitting generations against each other is a distraction from ...Read more
I learnt to argue less - Telegraph interview with Alison Goldsworthy
Last summer, Ali was interviewed by the Telegraph's Boudicca Fox-Lennard, sharing what Poles Apart has to say on harnessing empathy, learning to compromise and navigating the culture wars.Read more
What an English degree did for me - Alex Chesterfield in the Guardian
Alex appeared in the Guardian, alongside a host of great names, in a piece on the benefits of doing an English degree. She shared her experience that taking a degree in English was: "a lesson in em...Read more
Poles Apart - PR Academy Review
Perhaps you've been wondering whether to read Poles Apart? Or thinking about how it could apply to your work? Richard Bailey, writing for the PR Academy, reviewed Poles Apart and shares his thought...Read more
Nudge podcast - Poles Apart made the top 5!
Last year, Alex and Laura spoke to Phill Agnew at the Nudge podcast. Their discussion made his top five highlights of the year, which you can listen to here. The full podcast is available here.Read more
Poles Apart and Intelligence Squared
The authors of Poles Apart spoke to Linda Yueh and the audience at Intelligence Squared to discuss division, tribalism, economic triggers and the path to dangerous hostility. You can watch the even...Read more