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Hidden Tribes: A Study of America’s Polarized Landscape

by Daniel Yudkin; Miriam Juan-Torres; Stephen Hawkins; Tim Dixon

Mar 22, 2019

This report lays out the findings of a large-scale national survey of Americans about the current state of civic life in the United States. It provides substantial evidence of deep polarization and growing tribalism. It shows that this polarization is rooted in something deeper than political opinions and disagreements over policy. But it also provides some evidence for optimism, showing that 77 percent of Americans believe our differences are not so great that we cannot come together.