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Politics too divisive? Meeting looks for Carroll’s ‘Better Angels’

Carroll County Times // Midterms looming and politics leaving you frustrated? Do you find your crazy liberal uncle impenetrable, or your conservative niece baffling? Have you found yourself hissing in incomprehensible rage at your neighbor’s campaign signs? Or maybe, you think people being that at-odds is itself just maddening?

‘Better Angels’ hold workshop

Daily Democrat // Can seven progressives and six conservatives get together for a day of talking about their political beliefs without anger and explosiveness?

In Pursuit of Our Political ‘Better Angels’

Yorktown NY New // Sadly, since the 2016 election, and increasingly as well in the years leading up to 2016, politicians and some media have pushed the political arguments to the margins where it is impossible to find middle ground and any hope for agreement between the political divide.

Not Just Talking About Bridging the Divide

The Vineyard Gazette // The day after the Fourth of July, Hawk Newsome, leader of the Black Lives Matter movement in Greater New York, addressed a crowd gathered at Union Chapel for a symposium entitled Keeping Democracy Alive: Understanding What Divides Us and What Binds Us.

Finding our better angels in divided times

Mennonite World Review // Who hasn’t known relationships torn apart over divisive politics? Churches, families and businesses all know the tension that can accompany political discussions, especially in recent years.

Finding Our Better Angels

Daily News-Record // A year ago, I was a stovepiped blue looking for reds, any reds, to attend a Braver Angels Red/Blue workshop designed to bring conservatives and liberals together to listen to and learn about each other.

Better Angels in Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Citizen // Like so many (especially) left-leaning Americans, Madelena Rizzo spent the weeks after the 2016 Presidential election disheartened by what was happening in her country.

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