Peter Boghossian, Co-author of “How to Have Impossible Conversations,” joins John and Ciaran on the Better Angels podcast.
Employing some strategies used in couples therapy, one group’s mission since 2016 has been to try and heal the bitter divide between liberals and conservatives in the country, urging them to find common ground and avoid labels. NBC New York’s Melissa Russo reports.
Better Angels national leader John Wood, Jr. delivers a passionate address to The Visionaries Summit in Sacramento, California on the power of personal transformation to
After some initial uplifting optimism that the common challenge we face might bring us Americans together to some extent, we have (entirely predictably) fallen back
Because I wrote a book about talking across lines of difference, I’m often asked why polarization has reached such an extreme. I can recite a
Reports from organizers, members and volunteers
She was showing me how to open her door. I was going to house-sit, and there was something glitchy about the deadbolt that had to
It was after dinner – sometime during the mid-1970s. I was dancing around the living room when our telephone rang. My mom answered the call,
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Political polarization did not start with the 2016 election — it’s been gaining momentum for over 20 years. But with the rancor and divisiveness that has been on display in recent years, polarization may have reached its worst level in the United States since the Civil War.