Former Clinton and Obama campaign staffer Ciaran O’Connor and former Republican congressional nominee John Wood, Jr. kick off the relaunched Braver Angels Podcast with discussion about the Trump Administration’s pullout from Syria, the government shutdown, the work of Braver Angels and the importance of the Depolarization Movement.
Sound politics used to be about wedding empathy and patriotism. We may want to start doing that again.
Steve Sphar and Marisa Bogdanoff, the red and blue co-chairs of Better Angels’ Sacramento alliance, discuss their journey to build an alliance, including the challenges of equally representing the two sides.
Amos, Andy and Apu Facebook Reddit Twitter Email John looks at the reemergence of controversy surrounding the Simpsons character ‘Apu,’ along with a glance back at the history of stereotypical portrayals of minorities in American television and his own experiences with stereotypes and identity.
John Wood, Jr. looks at David Hogg’s impact on the gun control debate and asks what his influence says about the adults who have allowed for our current situation with respect to gun violence and the decline of civility to come to pass.