Lunch seems pretty tame until your boss announces, “Build a wall, and deport them all! Who is with me?” or “Only lunatics want assault weapons - we should ban them all tomorrow!” An awkward silence descends as your boss awaits your confirmation. Here’s the problem: you vehemently disagree, but you love your job and your colleagues, including your boss. You also worry that staying silent will be interpreted as agreement.
"How to Talk Politics at Work Without Alienating People" is from hbr.org, published on September 14, 2016.