Rusty Reno on Politics and Religion in the Age of Donald Trump

Ciaran rides solo for a stimulating conversation with Rusty Reno of First Things. Rusty talks about the homogenization of the political elite, and how he sees the electoral college as a bulwark against the power of those with social and economic advantages.

Depolarization and Race

Race remains the a volatile point of division in American life. Can we cross the racial divide in politics to heal America?

Campfire and a Song by Steve Seskin

June 22nd, St. Louis, MO, Better Angels Convention Concert Night: A song about coming together from down very different roads, from the great American singer-songwriter

Taking On The News

Women holding "No Hate" sign

And the Beat Goes On…

This week…same as last week. And the week before. And the week before. The goal of exciting bases, pointing fingers and characterizing the “other” take precedence over finding common ground, resolving differences and finding solutions.

Waffling Over Confederate Monuments

The views expressed in this article are those of the author, and are not indicative of any official positions of Better Angels or The Conversation.

Against Confederate Monuments

The views expressed in this article are those of the author, and are not indicative of any official positions of Better Angels or The Conversation.

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With John Wood, Jr. and Ciaran O'Connor

Rusty Reno on Politics and Religion in the Age of Donald Trump

Ciaran rides solo for a stimulating conversation with Rusty Reno of First Things. Rusty talks about the homogenization of the political elite, and how he sees the electoral college as a bulwark against the power of those with social and economic advantages.

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