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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Story of the Week: Talk of Police Reform, Defunding Takes Center Stage

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. Calls to defund the police have rung out nationwide after George Floyd's death at the hands of law enforcement last month. Prominent Democrats recently introduced a bill aimed at significant police reform . Many...
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Media Bias Alert: Were London Protests and Riots “Largely Peaceful”?

After protests and riots erupted in London over the weekend, seemingly inspired by similar gatherings in the U.S. over alleged racism in policing , some Twitter users pointed out apparent media bias in a BBC headline. “27 police officers injured during largely peaceful anti-racism...
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Story of the Week: George Floyd's Death in Police Custody Sparks Protests, Riots

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. George Floyd's death after a police officer knelt on his neck for more than eight minutes last week has sparked massive civil unrest and outcry against police brutality, racism and criminal justice failures. The...
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Story of the Week: Twitter and Trump Clash After Company Adds Warning Tag to His Tweets

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. President Donald Trump and Twitter are feuding over the president's tweets and the social media platform's vetting of them. The president plans to sign an executive order Thursday aimed at reducing liability...
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Is AllSides Spreading Misinformation by Covering ‘Plandemic’?

Over the weekend, a clip from a documentary titled “Plandemic” went viral , prompting censorship from YouTube, Facebook and Vimeo, and an onslaught of media coverage that roundly condemned the video as containing misinformation, falsehoods, and conspiracy theories. The clip is still...
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