My Country Talks is a new way to discuss politics

America Talks

From a pilot to a national event - My Country Talks partners with Gannett, AllSides, and other media for the first MCT national conversation event in America

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Germany Talks

Germany Talks 2021 kicked off on May 3rd with ZEIT ONLINE and five other media partners. The brand new rolling system means that participants can have multiple conversations from now until the German elections in September.

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Ted Talk

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

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

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Do you want to start a national conversation, or bring your community together in dialogue?

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About My Country Talks

Our matching software sets up one-on-one discussions between people with completely different views and establishes a new form of political debate. Together with our partners, we spark conversations around the world.


Participants from over 30 countries have taken part in a My Country Talks events


More than 170,000 participants have registered for an event


MCT events have matched nearly 60,000 pairs of political opposites


My Country Talks is supported by