Hawk Newsome, David Iwinski, and Dr. Tess Russell gather with host Ciaran O’Connor to talk about public trust, science, and the COVID vaccine.
Barbara is a lifelong liberal, and Rick is a committed conservative. As a married couple, how do they stand each other when they can’t stand each other’s politics?
Christopher Bail, author of Breaking the Social Media Prism, discusses how to combat online polarization and re-imagine social media platforms.
In this Braver Angels roundtable, two red and blue leaders discuss the COVID-19 vaccines. How do the left and right help and hurt America’s struggle against the pandemic? Are President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandates tough love or bad medicine?
Joy Mayer is on a mission to help conservatives trust journalism. Director of the Trusting News Project, Joy chats with Mónica Guzmán about what journalists can do to win the trust of right-leaning news consumers.
Morgan Brown spent much of his adult life homeless. Now an advocate for housing and mental health, Morgan shares his perspectives on trust, dignity, and grace.
Journalist Joe Keohane chats with Ciaran O’Connor about his new book, The Power of Strangers, which explores the lost art of connecting with unfamiliar people.
Sri Preston Kulkarni chats with Luke Nathan Phillips about the work, mission, and history of AmeriCorp, discussing its potential to promote national unity.
In this Braver Angels roundtable, two red and blue leaders discuss the media. Where do the left and right step up or fall short in their approach to the Fourth Estate? Is all the partisan messaging out of line, or do the ends justify the memes?
Sheba Williams talks about surviving life after incarceration, her nonprofit Nolef Turns, and the project of reintegrating the formerly incarcerated into society.
Valerie Durham, executive director of FreedomFest, chats with Ciaran O’Connor about liberty, Donald Trump, and libertarianism’s role in the unity movement.
Two red and two blue Braver Angels leaders talk about critical race theory, UFO sightings, and how thrilling (or terrifying!) Fourth of July fireworks were to them as a kid.
How can Christians become a force for reconciliation in our politics? Former Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam discusses the role of faith in the public square.
Hip-hop artist Sho Baraka joins John Wood, Jr. to talk about the culture of hip-hop, the challenge of race relations, Kanye West, and more.
Jonathan Rauch chats with John Wood, Jr. and April Lawson about his upcoming book, The Constitution of Knowledge, exploring how truth has come under attack.
Steve Saltwick and Lynn Heady, the red and blue co-directors of Braver Angels’ national field operations, share more about Braver Angels alliances.
How does humanity progress if we can’t communicate? Steven Pinker joins John Wood, Jr. to explore cancel culture, human progress and bridging the divides.
America is more than half a year removed from the 2020 election, but millions still think Joe Biden was illegitimately elected. Can Americans reason together on election 2020?
John McWhorter and John Wood, Jr. seek to balance the racial conversation in this episode of the Braver Angels Podcast.
“Intellectual godfather” of Reason Magazine, Nick Gillespie talks libertarianism on the Braver Angles Podcast with John Wood, Jr.
Tristan Harris, former Google design ethicist, and heralded as “the conscience of Silicon Valley” joins the Braver Angels Podcast.
On the Braver Angels Podcast two guests discuss whether a multiracial working-class revolution is in the future.
Julia Minson, a social psychologist at Harvard’s Kennedy School, joins the Braver Angels Podcast.
Amanda Ripley, author of High Conflict, explores how good people get captured by devastating conflict and how they can break free.
Collaboraction Theatre’s Anthony Moseley and Dr. Marcus Robinson discuss how theatre can open people up to more constructive political conversations.
Michael Patrick F. Smith and Alma Cook talk global petroleum dependency, blue collar jobs, and music in the political space.
Tim Shriver joins the Braver Angels Podcast to talk about his new book, The Call to Unite, and the budding nationwide movement to unite America.
Host April Lawson and Sarah Anderson discuss how to engage faith and politics in our key relationships.
Photographers Roben Bellomo and Jim Hamel join Randy Lioz to talk about how they’ve come to a much more complete understanding of perspective and meaning.
Isaac Saul joins host Ciaran O’Connor for a deep dive on the future of political news, the power of storytelling, and what happened when he decided to open up about past transgressions.