A Better Angels State of the Union

On January 31st, Better Angels shared a vision of what our politics could be if we were to seek the best in each other, harkening to our common creed. Here’s what it felt like…

There Are Evils Worse Than Racism

Growing up in the United States of America—a nation defined in many minds by its fraught racial history—and observing public life at a time when racial sensitivities are constantly prodded and enflamed, it is easy to think that there is no greater sin in the world than racism.

From the Left: The Tone Police Have a Noise Complaint

We at Better Angels are on a mission to depolarize America. Usually, that means we try to help people have more productive conversations across the acrimonious political divide which currently separates us. It’s important to recognize, though, that the acrimony isn’t restricted to dialogue between members of different groups.

The Guy Behind the Tweets Speaks

Greetings from the social media desk as I, the lead social media manager for Better Angels, step out from behind the pixelated curtain to write a quick dispatch.

with John Wood, Jr. and Ciaran O'Connor

featuring B.A. leaders

A Better Angels State of the Union

On January 31st, Better Angels shared a vision of what our politics could be if we were to seek the best in each other, harkening to our common creed. Here’s what it felt like…

How to Kill Public Service

Among the many, many collateral damages caused by our current hyper-partisanship and political dysfunction, killing the notion of public service in the next generation will inflict the most lasting damage to our democracy.

Our Crown Jewels, Untended

A little walk in the woods in America’s National Parks could help remind us what we’re here for.

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