My Country Talks matches political opposites for 1:1 conversations

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Participants from over 100 countries have taken part in a My Country Talks events


More than 290,000 participants have registered for an event


MCT events have matched more than 90,000 pairs of political opposites

My Country Talks helps societies around the world to connect over the issues that divide them. Our unique matching algorithm makes it easy for media, nonprofits and governments to fight polarisation, arguably one of the most important issues facing society today. We help break people out of their filter bubbles, build empathy, and work to define common values that strengthen democracy - all with just a conversation.

Ted Talk

What happened when we paired up thousands of strangers to talk politics?

Hear Editor in Chief of ZEIT ONLINE, Jochen Wegner, give a Ted Talk about the origin of My Country Talks

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