What drives compromise in politics? A professor and new US Citizen suggests it’s grounded in pragmatism, flexibility, empathy, dialogue, public interest, and foresight.
How should fidelity to country be manifested? It must combine reverence for founding principles with responsible critique and relentless pursuit of just laws.
The increase in poverty in the United States in Spring 2023 should be of concern to people of faith. The first step is to understand why this increase has happened.
Is this really the greatest threat to American democracy, or is something else going on?
More and more people are disparaging America’s founding documents as a barrier to progress. This weekend’s Constitution
Day is a good time to remind ourselves what they’re missing and the higher wisdom that inspired it all.
Are some of the most practical and timely solutions to our mounting civic crises awaiting rediscovery in the plain light of the Declaration’s Truths?
A group of disagreeing folks that self-governs together? Do be serious. Retelling the glorious founding tale and what makes the United States unique as we anticipate the anniversary of its birth.
To speak of America as exceptional is not to vaunt ourselves as better than other nations or peoples. Rather, it’s to celebrate and give rightful gratitude to founding principles that are inspired in their protection of sacred freedom.
Does loving America mean loving the people living there? I think so. And from my own experience, it’s not just soldiers we can thank for patriotic service to our nation.
“Exceptionalism” in reference to America has become, in many circles, a dirty word. This is a fresh look at why it shouldn’t be.
It’s not just a cliche. America really used to be great. At least many of us felt so—growing up loving it in so many ways. Why has that changed? And what must we do to awaken again this gratitude in our young people today?
America was founded on the principle that “all men are created equal”. Despite calls to isolate or secede, this is worth saving.