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In 2019, it seems that there’s only one thing that unites us: just how divided we think we are. In fact, according to the Public Religion Research Institute, 91% of Americans feel we are polarized — and 74% feel we are extremely polarized. Welcome to the Fractured States of America. In a series published online by CNN and available here Yaffa Fredrick explored the new landscape of a polarized America and examined ways to get beyond it, with the help of frequent CNN Opinion contributors and many new voices, including those of CNN’s readers. Although many may sense that CNN is, itself, part of the polarization problem the United States is facing, this series of articles and online videos is thought-provoking.