Challenging the Narrative

You hear a whole lot of talk about “narrative” these days. Who is setting the narrative? Which candidate is winning the news cycle? Which party’s message is breaking through? It all gets to feeling a bit tactical. I guess that’s the point. We live in the age of the attention economy, with...
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Calling Out or Calling In?

Editor's Note: This piece originally appeared as a Braver Angels newsletter. To subscribe to Braver Angels, sign up here . From the Center This piece is from a writer rated Center. "You can tell more than one story about what’s happening, but what’s undeniable is that something is broken...
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Braver Angels Podcast: Conservative Leader Meets Black Lives Matter Leader

Braver Angels 2020 brings you a conversation like few others. Bob Woodson and Hawk Newsome are among the most important voices in black America today, but their politics couldn't be any more different on the surface. Hawk Newsome is the chairman and former president of Black Lives Matter...
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Arriving at the Grand Divide | Jonathan Haidt, John Wood Jr. and April Lawson

American social fabric is tearing apart at catastrophic speed. How did we get here and where does hope come from for the future? Braver Angels leaders John Wood, Jr. and April Lawson are joined by author, social psychologist and Braver Angels board member Jonathan Haidt to discuss the...
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