End the duopoly

Chris Evans hopes to shield democracy with politics website

13

FILE – Chris Evans arrives at the premiere of “Avengers: Endgame” on April 22, 2019, in Los Angeles. Evans is hoping his new website and app can help voters make educated choices in the November U.S. election. His civic engagement site A Starting Point features short videos from Republican and Democratic members of Congress and other U.S. politicians sharing perspectives on policy issues. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Evans became the most politically prickly “Avenger” a few years back with withering tweets about President Donald Trump and his Republican supporters.

But the “Captain America” actor is staying relatively quiet during this presidential campaign. He wants to amplify the voices of elected officials instead.

Last month, Evans launched a civic engagement app and website called A Starting Point, featuring short videos from both Republican and Democratic members of Congress and other U.S. politicians sharing perspectives on policy issues.

With regular visits to Capitol Hill, Evans built the site over the course of two years alongside actor-producer Mark Kassen, a longtime friend. They hope to keep it going long after the November election.

“This was born out of the same reason I do what I do on Twitter. You want to try and help. You […]

read more here —> theeagle.com

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More