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.
“Democracy in Chains” helps the reader understand how unfettered capitalism became more sacrosanct than democracy in America.
“Historic Cities” is a richly illustrated book with a scope of writings sure to interest both practitioners and the merely curious layperson.
A leader at one of my favorite historic sites sends out a list of the books which have shaped his work.
Frederick Douglass is a 19th century prophet whose words still resonate in 21st century America.
Ibram X. Kendi’s “How to Be An Antiracist” is a powerful reminder of our personal responsibilities in fighting racism.
Steve Almond’s “Bad Stories” is a good book to revisit when considering our ongoing information crisis.
In “Our Towns”, James and Deb Fellows found a surprisingly relevant bellwether institution: the public library.