What have we given up of long-term value for our short-term gains?
The New Deal should serve as inspiration for our response to today’s crises.
A West Point history professor suggests to prevent a racist future we must understand our racist past.
Timothy Snyder and Lewis Lapham on the response to tyranny and the hard labor of democracy.
Understanding compromises made for unity is the start to addressing the underlying causes of our cleavages.
I have a confession to make. I have lived in assisted living my entire life.
Born in slavery, Frederick Douglass chose February 14th as his birthday. Read why he remains a prophet for today.
Pete Buttigieg explains why trust is foundational to American democracy and why we must fight the attacks on truth.
As citizens attack our Capitol, remember that violence and paranoia are part of our character. As is hope.
The books I read in the year of COVID, Black Lives Matter, and GOP attacks on our democracy.