2018’s Word of the Year: Coalition

Type “coalition” into Google Trends and you get a disturbing result. A 12-year decrease in interest. It’s anecdotal but easy to also map this graph to the increase in political and societal tribalism. Moving away from the idea we can work together even if some of our beliefs are in conflict.

“We might not agree on everything but can we agree to work together on this?” seems like a pretty powerful and…