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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AllSides Media Bias Chart: Version 2 | Updated Media Bias Ratings

It's here! Version 2 of The AllSides Media Bias Chart features even more outlets than Versions 1 and 1.1 , and we've changed the bias ratings for a number of outlets. The AllSides Media Bias Chart helps you to easily identify different perspectives so you can get the full picture and...
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Story of the Week: Cancel Culture Commands Nation's Attention

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. The U.S. is undergoing a vast cultural reckoning, as people clash over eradicating purportedly systemic oppression, preserving civil debate, and protecting free thought and expression. Known as cancel culture,...
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Perspectives: How should we handle controversial statues in public areas?

Should we leave controversial public statues up, or tear them down? Is it okay to let protesters take control, or should we discuss, deliberate, and use public referendum? Explore all perspectives and stances for and against controversial public statues and monuments with AllStances™ by...
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Media Bias Alert: Whether Protests Spread Coronavirus Depends On Your Bias

For months, Americans were told by public health officials to avoid mass gatherings and stay home in order to stop the spread of the novel COVID-19 coronavirus . Many states explicitly banned gatherings over a certain number of people — usually 10 to 25 people — and many local and state...
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Media Bias Alert: Reporting Differs in Incident with St. Louis Couple, Protesters

Media bias occurred over the weekend after a viral video showed a St. Louis couple displaying guns in front of their house on Sunday and telling Black Lives Matter protesters to leave their private street. Protesters had entered a gate to march toward the mayor’s house to hold a...
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Story of the Week: Statue Toppling, Commercial Re-branding Follow Calls for Social Change

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. A wave of calls for social change is manifesting in movements throughout the country, including efforts to overhaul products with racially-tinged branding and take down public monuments of figures with...
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Media Bias Alert: Left, Right Coverage Differs on Obama-Era Transgender Rule Reversal

On June 12, the Department of Health and Human Services reversed an Obama-era rule regarding religious freedom and healthcare access for transgender individuals under the Affordable Care Act. Sources rated as being on either side of the AllSides media bias spectrum reported on the news...
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Media Bias Alert: NPR Comes Clean About Fake News — Almost

An AllSides reader recently wrote in to point out an apparent case of media bias by NPR online news , which AllSides gives a media bias rating of Center (though close to Lean Left ). In a now-deleted tweet, NPR ran the headline: “Right-wing extremists are turning cars into weapons, with...
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Story of the Week: Outlook for Second Coronavirus Wave Marked by Confusion

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. Concerns about a possible COVID-19 coronavirus resurgence are being met with conflicting statements from leaders and health experts. Some health experts say the first wave of the virus has yet to subside, while...
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No Such Thing As a Social Distancing Trophy

We’re bored. We’re restless. We’ve watched everything good on Netflix. And it’s really nice outside. So therefore we must be healthy. Such is the sublogical thinking that has driven the nature of our country’s re-opening, despite the complete and total lack of evidence that the Covid-19...
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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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