National Podcasts

Will Trump Run in 2024? | Robert Gibbs and Rick Wilson with Ciaran O’Connor

05/16/2022

Will Donald Trump run again in 2024? Former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs and Lincoln Project Co-Founder Rick Wilson join Ciaran O’Connor for a wide-ranging discussion.

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From the Depolarization Movement to the U.S. Senate? | Steven Olikara with John Wood Jr.


05/02/2022

U.S. Senate candidate Steven Olikara has already had an impact on American democracy. He joins John Wood, Jr. on the Braver Angels Podcast.

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Braver Politics is Live! Plus: Seeing the Unseen | Rev. Mark Beckwith with Ciaran O’Connor

04/26/2022

Ciaran O’Connor introduces Braver Politics and interviews the former bishop of Newark about religion and politics.

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President Trump, Ukraine, & the Future of Conservatism: Reds Discuss | Steve Saltwick, Marc Ang, & Paul N. with April Kornfield

04/19/2022

Four Reds with different views of President Trump debate how conservatives should think about the former president.

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Bridging the Divide in the North Carolina General Assembly | John Torbett & Becky Carney with Ciaran O’Connor

04/08/2022

Representatives Becky Carney (D) and John Torbett (R) of the North Carolina General Assembly discuss how politicians can work together to foster trust, citizenship, and goodwill.

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The Musical Life of Coleman Hughes | with Alma Cook

04/04/2022

You may know of Coleman “Coldxman” Hughes as a podcaster and writer—but have you heard his music? Alma Cook asks him about his musical past, present, and future.

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Racism, Colorism, & the Complicated Legacy of Hollywood | Joy Donnell with John Wood Jr.

04/01/2022

The racial dynamics of American life have been reflected—or perhaps distorted—by entertainment. Joy Donnell and John Wood Jr. explore this legacy of Hollywood.

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The Power of Curiosity | Mónica Guzmán with Ciaran O’Connor

03/22/2022

We think we have the answers—but what happens when we start asking more questions? Mónica Guzmán chats with Ciaran O’Connor about her new book, I Never Thought of It That Way.

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Cocaine, Black L.A. and the Story of Lorenzo Murphy | with John Wood Jr.

03/13/2022

Freeway Rick Ross’ once right hand man Lorenzo Murphy recalls the crack era.

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Can We Talk About Class? | Annette Ritter & Len Breslow

03/04/2022

Annette is a school-of-hard-knocks grandma from rural Maryland. Len is a retired cognitive psychologist from the suburbs. Here, they share their experiences with social class and explore the depth of America’s class divide.

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Straight Outta the Black Bourgeoisie | John Sibley Butler with John Wood Jr.

02/25/2022

Professor John Sibley Butler shares lessons from the black bourgeoisie.

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