Get to know Braver Angels ambassadors Barbara Thomas and Rick Hotchner.
Hawk Newsome, David Iwinski, and Dr. Tess Russell gather with host Ciaran O’Connor to talk about public trust, science, and the COVID vaccine.
In this unique debate, Reds and Blues offered a wide range of opinions that couldn’t be sorted neatly into one camp or the other, leaving room for nuance.
Get to know Braver Angels Chicago Alliance leader Chuck Stone.
Get to know Braver Angels coordinators in Georgia.
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.
Get to know Braver Angels member Charles Heckscher.
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?
Watch Bill Doherty work alongside representatives Dean Phillips (D) and Dusty Johnson (R) to promote common ground at this year’s Minnesota State Fair.
Get to know a member of BA’s Red Caucus.
The Braver Angels Weekend Newsletter from September 12, 2021.
Get to know the Red co-chair of Braver Angels Kitsap County Alliance.
Braver Angels Weekend Newsletter from August 29th, 2021.
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.
Get to know Braver Angels member Doug Sprei
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.
Welcome to Helping Loved Ones Divided By Politics (HLO), a groundbreaking new Braver Angels program that goes further than ever to help real relatives through real political struggles—all in real time.
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.
Get to know co-chairs of the Sacramento Alliance.
Sri Preston Kulkarni chats with Luke Nathan Phillips about the work, mission, and history of AmeriCorp, discussing its potential to promote national unity.
Get to know a member of Braver Angels’ board of directors Kouhyar Mostashfi
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?
Get to know Braver Angels North Carolina co-coordinator Rich Midkiff.
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?