The Braver Angels Podcast
Annette is a school-of-hard-knocks grandma from rural Maryland. Len is a retired cognitive psychologist from the suburbs. Here, they share their experiences with social class and explore the depth of America’s class divide.
Professor John Sibley Butler shares lessons from the black bourgeoisie.
Depolarization in the Age of Misinformation | Jonathan Rauch with David Blankenhorn & Ciaran O’Connor
Author Jonathan Rauch, David Blankenhorn, and Ciaran O’Connor discuss depolarization in the age of misinformation, bridge-building across the epistemological divide, and the Braver Angels approach to controversial content.
Daniel Seddiqui worked 50 jobs in 50 states in 50 weeks in 2009—from coal miner in West Virginia to bartender in Louisiana. Today, he joins host Mónica Guzmán to share what he learned along the way.
Esther Cash, a liberal college student at a conservative university, chats with Ciaran O’Connor about her political evolution, polarization on campus, and her generation’s role in rehabilitating political dialogue.
Anthropologist Peter Wood believes the 2020 election was stolen. Here, he joins Ciaran O’Connor to discuss the nature of anger, truth, trust, and conspiracy theories.