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Commentary: The Power of Kindness:

We can choose to have more civil and compassionate politics. Rural America is the perfect place to start.

Maine State Senator Chloe Maxmin

"Between 2018 and 2020, I felt like there was this precipitous drop in kindness and civility. I could feel it when I went to talk to people. And it was so tough to see it happen because one of the reasons I moved home [after college] is because I loved the kindness that I was raised with, these really beautiful values and the acceptance that I felt growing up in Nobleboro [Maine]. We were trying to build a politics that unites, but the voter doesn’t see that. They just see another horrible politician knocking on their door while they’re feeding their kids, and they want you to go away... " Click to read more.

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