Sheba Williams talks about surviving life after incarceration, her nonprofit Nolef Turns, and the project of reintegrating the formerly incarcerated into society.
Get to know Braver Angels co-coordinators Cameron Swallow and Susan Vergeront.
“We have to be fair, human beings are works in progress… It’s going to take all of us reflecting on ourselves. That doesn’t mean that we still don’t have a problem for people that are different in this country.”
Get to know Braver Angels regional coordinator Jill Cook.
Valerie Durham, executive director of FreedomFest, chats with Ciaran O’Connor about liberty, Donald Trump, and libertarianism’s role in the unity movement.
Without justice, unity is tyranny. Without dialogue, unity is based in falsehood. So how can we reckon with a fractured nation? Is unity, even among friends, possible in my lifetime?
Get to know Braver Angels leader Rob Hansen.
Get to know Wyoming state coordinators David Iwinski and Bruce MacKenzie.
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.
There’s an inherent tension between this desire to enforce common values that we believe are important for creating a free and prosperous society and allowing individual communities within that society to choose their own values, to the exclusion of some chosen by others. So who gets to decide where this line is drawn?
Get to know national and state debate leaders David Iwinski and Bruce MacKenzie.
Braver Angels cofounder delivered testimony on how to depolarize Congress. And Congress listened.
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.
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!
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.
Get to know Braver Angels Pacific regional co-lead Will Clemmer.
Braver Angels Weekend Newsletter from June 13, 2021.
Here’s why you should support Braver Angels.
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.
Get to know Braver Angels intern Makayla Higgs.
Braver Angels Weekend Newsletter from June 6, 2021.
The work of unity is a patriotic endeavor. But it is incumbent upon those of us who would take up this cause to recognize that one source of the division that plagues us is the language of patriotism itself.
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.
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?
Braver Angels Weekend Newsletter from May 16th, 2021.
John McWhorter and John Wood, Jr. seek to balance the racial conversation in this episode of the Braver Angels Podcast.
Braver Angels Weekend Newsletter from May 9nd, 2021.