Braver Angels Podcast

Fame and Polarization with Ken Bone

Average Joe turned political celebrity Ken Bone joins John and Ciaran to talk about his wild ride to fame following his celebrated appearance at the second 2016 Trump vs. Clinton presidential debate, and to share his insights into the problem of political polarization and how we can overcome it.

Protests, Pile-Ons and Toxic Masculinity


Ciaran O’Connor and John Wood, Jr., with fellow Braver Angels leaders Greg Steinbrecher and Randy Lioz, discuss bias and pile on culture in the wake of the protests involving Covington Catholic High School students and participants in an Indigenous People’s Rally, and the Gillette commercial targeting “toxic masculinity.”

Trump, Syria and the Government Shutdown

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.

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