Elevating Good

Morenike Ogebe

Elevating Good podcast reveals ways that God and good bridge divides using inspiring stories and conversations. The podcast aims to be a conduit of hope and inspiration for those who are tired of the atmosphere of hate and division around them and long to see change. Listeners will leave inspired and motivated to make positive changes in their communities. Episodes are released every week. Find out more Elevating Good content on Facebook and Instagram. Subscribe for additional content on Substack. read less
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Episode 12: Healing Political Divides (A Mini Pod)
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Episode 12: Healing Political Divides (A Mini Pod)
This week I host a mini podcast about political division. I share some thoughts and experiences, why I think we have political divides and some resources for you to use as you begin your journey to heal them.  Resources You Can Use: ⁠Braver Angels⁠ ⁠The Braver Angels Podcast ⁠ ⁠A Braver Way Podcast with Monica Guzman⁠ ⁠I Never Thought of It That Way - Monica Guzman⁠  ⁠Bridging Divides Initiative⁠ Cited: Levi Boxell, Matthew Gentzkow, Jesse M. Shapiro; Cross-Country Trends in Affective Polarization. The Review of Economics and Statistics 2024; 106 (2): 557–565. doi: https://doi.org/10.1162/rest_a_01160. Accessed 15 May 2024. Michael Dimock and Richard Wike. “America is Exceptional in the Nature of its Political Divide.” Pew Research Center, 13 November, 2020. www.pewresearch.org/short-reads/2020/11/13/america-is-exceptional-in-the-nature-of-its-political-divide/. Accessed 15 May 2024. Drew Desilver. “The polarization in today’s Congress has roots that go back decades.” Pew Research Center, 10 March, 2022. www.pewresearch.org/short-reads/2022/03/10/the-polarization-in-todays-congress-has-roots-that-go-back-decades/. Accessed 15 May 2024. Zaid Jilani. “How to Save Thanksgiving from Political Arguments.” Greater Good Magazine, 20 November 2018.  https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/how_to_save_thanksgiving_from_political_arguments#inbox/_blank. Accessed 15 May 2024. Leah Askarinam. “Why Dysfunction in Congress Could be Here to Stay.” ABC News, 25 October 2023.  https://abcnews.go.com/538/dysfunction-congress-stay/story?id=104278326. Accessed 15 May 2024. Betsy Reed. “US judges saw sharp rise in threats related to political violence, data shows.” The Guardian, 13 February 2024. www.theguardian.com/us-news/2024/feb/13/us-judges-political-violence?CMP=share_btn_url. Accessed 15 May 2024. Zaid Jilani, Jeremy Adam Smith. “What’s Driving Political Violence in America?” Greater Good Magazine, 7 November 2018.  https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/whats_driving_political_violence_in_america. Accessed 15 May 2024. “Why Are We Divided?” Greater Good Magazine.  https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/topic/bridging_differences/definition. Accessed 15 May 2024. Alex Shashkevich. “Can Empathy Bridge Political Divides?” Greater Good Magazine, 23 January 2017.  https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/can_empathy_bridge_political_divides. Accessed 15 May 2024. Kirk Waldroff. “Healing the Political Divide.” American Psychological Association, 1 January 2021. https://www.apa.org/monitor/2021/01/healing-political-divide. Accessed 15 May 2024. Michael Fisher. “One Skill that Can Help Students Bridge Political Divides.” Greater Good Magazine, 7 May 2024. https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/Skill_That_Can_Help_Students_Bridge_Political_Divides. Accessed 15 May 2024. Mark Leary. “What Does Intellectual Humility Look Like?” Greater Good Magazine, 3 November 2021.  https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/what_does_intellectual_humility_look_like. Accessed 15 May 2024. Talk to me and let me know what you think about Elevating Good Podcast! Remember to share, follow, and review on all my platforms if you like what you hear so more people can discover me! ⁠⁠⁠Facebook⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠Instagram⁠⁠⁠ Subscribe to additional content: ⁠⁠⁠Substack⁠