Rational Middle Podcast
Episode 35: Tom Jawetz on Bringing Change to Congress and in Communities
Tom Jawetz, Vice President of Immigration Policy at Center for American Progress, speaks on his experience with getting legislation across the finish line and what it takes to build bipartisan bills in Congress as well as how to bring about change at the state and local level.

Rational Middle Podcast
Episode 35: Tom Jawetz on Bringing Change to Congress and in Communities
Tom Jawetz, Vice President of Immigration Policy at Center for American Progress, speaks on his experience with getting legislation across the finish line and what it takes to build bipartisan bills in Congress as well as how to bring about change at the state and local level.
Igniting Fact-Based Discussions to Find Solutions to Our Greatest Challenges
The Importance of Having Rational Discussion

In today’s world of divided opinions and political rhetoric, the truth often has a difficult time reaching the people. Rational Middle is an award-winning documentary series featuring balanced, fact-based films important and controversial topics facing our country.

Our objective is to bring facts to the public regarding these important issues through the mediums of documentary films and written word. Ensuring that the information brought to bear is accurate and surrounded by the proper context while presenting reasonable arguments and rejecting extremist rhetoric is a challenge in itself. We take this challenge for accuracy and responsible representation of ideas is key to creating an environment where we can have rational discussions about our future as a country and a planet.

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Latest Immigration Films
Episode 10: The Golden Door: America’s Way Forward

What does comprehensive immigration reform look like and how can we achieve a fair resolution for Americans and immigrants?

Episode 9: Out of the Shadows: Undocumented in America

How can we address the lives of millions of people living in the United States who entered without inspection?

Episode 8: DACA and the American Dream

Hundreds of thousands of “Dreamers” have come out of the shadows using DACA. Now the economic benefit of the program, as well as the trust dreamers have placed in us as a country, is at stake.

Featured Energy Films
Two Days in the Life of Environmentalist Ed Whittingham

Meet Ed Whittingham, director of the Pembina Institute, and environmental NGO in Canada. Ed and his team work day in and day out to provide a voice for environmental interests in Canada and North America. Follow Ed as he goes throughout his day meeting with journalists, politicians, and industry representatives.

The Future of Renewables: Moving Towards a Cleaner Energy Mix

What comes to mind when we think about renewables? Wind turbines spinning in a field, solar panels on a rooftop. But there’s much more to a cleaner energy future than these images in our mind. Creating a renewables-based energy future will take a lot of time, resources, and commitment. This episode highlights the benefits and […]

Energy 301: The Great Transition

The Great Transition is just a stepping stone to a wider discussion about the energy future and offers a look at some of the discussions we need to have and decisions that need to be made in order to get to the cleaner energy future.

The Importance of Having a Rational Discussion

In today’s world of divided opinions and political rhetoric, the truth often has a difficult time reaching the people. Rational Middle is an award-winning documentary series featuring balanced, fact-based films important and controversial topics facing our country.

Our objective is to bring facts to the public regarding these important issues through the mediums of documentary films and written word. Ensuring that the information brought to bear is accurate and surrounded by the proper context while presenting reasonable arguments and rejecting extremist rhetoric is a challenge in itself. We take this challenge for accuracy and responsible representation of ideas is key to creating an environment where we can have rational discussions about our future as a country and a planet.

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