Will Donald Trump run again in 2024? Former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs and Lincoln Project Co-Founder Rick Wilson join Ciaran O’Connor for a wide-ranging discussion.
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Author Jonathan Rauch, David Blankenhorn, and Ciaran O’Connor discuss depolarization in the age of misinformation, bridge-building across the epistemological divide, and the Braver Angels approach to controversial content.
As 2021 comes to a close, we look back at some of our top accomplishments over the past year.
Kirsten Powers, senior political analyst at CNN, chats with Mónica Guzmán about what grace is and isn’t, and how to make grace a daily habit.
Get to know Braver Angels leader Rob Hansen.
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Braver Angels Weekend Newsletter from May 16th, 2021.
How can we design a digital architecture that brings us together, incentivizes empathy, and builds a shared reality? Ciaran O’Connor and John Wood, Jr. join Tristan Harris on the Humane Tech Podcast
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Ciaran O’Connor Interviews Rick Gates, Star Witness in the Mueller Investigation
Five conservative-leaning Braver Angels members join the Braver Angels Podcast for a lively discussion on President Trump.
Can we find surprising areas of convergence amidst a wider climate of acrimony?
Carlos Hernandez is a Latino Braver Angels leader from San Francisco who supports President Trump.
What do we mean by “cancel culture?” And why has America struggled so mightily to contain the coronavirus? Ciaran O’Connor hosts a dynamic roundtable.
What are the forces driving the breakdown in our media system? How do media polarization, hyperpartisanship, and disinformation threaten our values and democracy? And what can we do about it??
Can gay rights activists and proponents of religious liberty build the trust and understanding needed to find common ground? Or is this divide destined to be a zero-sum fight?
How can we move from a politics of hate to a politics of love? Ciaran O’Connor interviews Lawrence Lessig.
Braver Angels Chief Marketing Officer Ciaran O’Connor delivers a Tedx Talk on the art of depolarizing communication.
Better has become Braver. John and Ciaran introduce the Braver Angels Podcast, discuss the organization’s transformation, and debate the politics of the coronavirus.
Braver Angels talks to former FBI Director James Comey
Ciaran O’Connor interviews Alexandra (Lexie) Hudson, a writer and education policy expert, who served as an Assistant to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in the Trump administration. Lexie recently attended …
Ciaran and John host a lively Better Angels discussion between Hawk Newsome, the head of Black Lives Matter of Greater New York, and Greg Smith, a Trump supporter and former police …
Ciaran talks to Jonathan Rauch, a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institute, about politics, polarization, and Jon’s history of bridging divides within the same-sex marriage debate.
Ciaran O’Connor joins Ryan Adell, Executive Director of Next Generation Politics, to interview Avalon Fenster and Ryan Arranz, a liberal and a conservative high school student, about polarization, politics, and …
Better Angels’ Director of Public Engagement Ciaran O’Connor talks with John Wood, Jr. about their respective political backgrounds — Ciaran as a former Obama & Clinton staffer and John as a …