How do societies respond to great demographic change? This question lingers over the contemporary politics of the United States and other countries where persistent immigration has altered populations and may soon produce a majority minority milestone. Or where the original ethnic or religious majority loses its numerical advantage to one or more foreign-origin minority groups. Until now, most of our knowledge about large-scale responses to demographic change has been based on studies of individ...
In the wake of Russia’s invasion, Ukraine’s fate has become tightly linked to the future of democracy and a liberal world order. How did Ukraine become a champion for democracy? What are the prospects for an end to the war? What is driving policy in Moscow and Kyiv? Our experts will discuss how things got to this point, what we know so far, and what might happen next.
The question of abortion touches on the heart of Braver Angels’ mission: How do we find common ground and build up our country together when we disagree on grave moral issues?
Our debate is an opportunity to make the case for your own beliefs to those who disagree with you and still want to find a way to live alongside each other. We ask that you come with your passion for justice and also your curiosity about how to have a better disagreement with us than you’ve had elsewhere.
In our Citizen Assemblies we utilize a new political networking and organizing technology that makes it possible to include EVERYONE in the deliberative democracy decision-making process: Egora, “The Worldwide Stock-Market of Ideas”.
Please check out this 1-minute video for a quick introduction to Egora: https://youtu.be/3hEzvAL-xgI.
Register for Egora at: http://Egora-ILP.org.
Specific event information is posted in Egora in the “Meetings” screen.
Do you have friends, relatives, neighbors, students, or faith community members who you want to find a way to connect with? Living Room Conversations offers “do-it-yourself” guides to help you have meaningful, friendly and even joyful online discussions! Host your own online Living Room Conversation following their seven simple steps.