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The Limits of Empathy

It’s often presumed that empathy is a good thing, and that more of it will make us, and our country, considerably better. If only we could put ourselves into each other’s shoes more easily, so the thinking goes, we would

David Blankenhorn | C-SPAN

Better Angels president and co-founder David Blankenhorn appeared on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal for a lengthy discussion about the organization and how to restore civility to politics.

The Limits of Empathy

It’s often presumed that empathy is a good thing, and that more of it will make us, and our country, considerably better. If only we

Reports from organizers, members and volunteers

The Moral Equivalent of War

Are we at war with each other in America? The language of war is often used to describe our political battles. Is this language helping

Featuring Better Angels leaders

Success Happens Podcast: Better Angels’ Tom, Jim and Natalie

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.

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