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In Search of Braver Angels: Getting Along Together in Troubled Times, by David Blankenhorn (Apr 5, 2023) | Book | Video


Resources From Prior Discussions

The Politics Industry: How Political Innovation Can Break Partisan Gridlock and Save Our Democracy, by Katherine M. Gehl & Michael E. Porter  (Feb 2023)| Discussion Guide

The Forgotten Americans: An Economic Agenda for a Divided Nation, by Isabel Sawhill (April 6, 2022)

The Way Out: How To Overcome Toxic Polarization, by Peter T. Coleman, discussion guide (February 23, 2022)

Republican Like Me: How I Left the Liberal Bubble and Learned to Love the Right, by Ken Stern. 

How to Have Impossible Conversations: A Very Practical Guide, by Peter Boghossian & James Lindsay, discussion guide

Ship of Fools: How a Selfish Ruling Class is Bringing America to the Brink of Revolution, by Tucker Carlson, discussion guide

Contract to Unite America: Ten Reforms to Reclaim our Republicby Neal Simon, discussion guide.

American Dialogue: The Founders and Us, by Joseph J. Ellisdiscussion guide.

The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge & Why It Mattersdiscussion guide.

The Knowledge Illusion, by Steven Sloman & Philip Fernbach, discussion guide.

Why We’re Polarized, by Ezra Kleindiscussion guide.

Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Errorvideo and book by Kathryn Schulz, discussion guide.

The Righteous Mind, by Jonathan Haidt, synopsisdiscussion guide

Love Your Enemies, by Arthur C. Brooks, discussion guide

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