Get to know Braver Angels regional coordinator Jill Cook.
Braver Angels Dispatch
Reports from organizers, members and volunteers across the country
Get to know Braver Angels leader Rob Hansen.
Get to know Wyoming state coordinators David Iwinski and Bruce MacKenzie.
Get to know national and state debate leaders David Iwinski and Bruce MacKenzie.
We all like to think we’re reasonable, that our beliefs and attitudes are sensible, and that we’re open-minded. Each of us genuinely believes that our ideas are correct.
Get to know Jen Livingston, curator of the Braver Angels Library.
Various grassroots members of Braver Angels responded to my skepticism with insightful commentaries on the practical utility and moral prudence of accepting certain truths as self-evident in American political life, and, while I am not yet fully convinced, it has gotten me thinking!
Get to know Braver Angels Pacific regional co-lead Will Clemmer.
Braver Angels Weekend Newsletter from June 13, 2021.
Get to know Braver Angels intern Makayla Higgs.
Braver Angels Weekend Newsletter from June 6, 2021.
With “Walk A Mile In My News,” liberals and conservatives break out of their media silos by reading articles across the political divide and getting to know someone who appreciates them. Are you brave enough to try this Braver Angels workshop?
Braver Angels Weekend Newsletter from May 23rd, 2021.
Braver Angels Weekend Newsletter from May 16th, 2021.
Braver Angels Weekend Newsletter from May 9nd, 2021.
Braver Angels Weekend Newsletter from May 2nd, 2021.
Braver Angels Weekend Newsletter from April 25th, 2021.
Braver Angels Weekend Newsletter from April 18, 2021
Braver Angels Weekend Newsletter from April 04, 2021
Braver Angels Weekend Newsletter from March 28, 2021
After two nights of competing to share the most outrageous Trump news, I made a request that we not talk about Trump, so that we could instead learn about each other. At first there was silence. Then some nods. They agreed. And over the course of the week we ended up laughing, crying, and feeling inspired by the personal stories we shared.
As I reflect on my inner voices, I’m struck that my liberal voice is egotistical, and my conservative voice is defensive. I note that the liberal voice argues from a feeling of intellectual superiority, and the conservative from a sense of moral superiority. It strikes me that the two voices talk past each other. Morality and knowledge are pitted against each other. That should not be.
In early February, Braver Angels president David Blankenhorn was delighted to received word that the organization was selected for the 2020 Warren Knight Distinguished Service Award, an annual award bestowed each year by the JAMS Foundation.
Participants and observers in a Braver Angels workshop, focused on abortion, in Grants Pass, Oregon reflect on their experience and the influence of Braver Angels. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWK3v_SNie8&
Last Wednesday, almost 350 Better Angels members tuned in to the April BA member meeting, where a well-kept secret was finally revealed. But before the big announcement, a special guest …
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It was after dinner – sometime during the mid-1970s. I was dancing around the living room when our telephone rang. My mom answered the call, which happened to be from …
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