A hallmark of polarized America is an eagerness to hear anything confirming our biases and total rejection of those things that don’t. If that’s what you’re doing with the January 6th hearings, you’re missing something important.
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Many Americans continue to be shocked by alarming portrayals of January 6th. But certain possibilities and realities about the day are simply not being heard.
The Committee Hearings on January 6th have been ignored as a political ploy by many Americans, including people of faith. That’s a mistake.
Dehumanization is wrong. Of course, we all know that … UNLESS we’re talking about Those People who believe truly awful things, right?
In an increasingly divided world there is one thing that we can consistently unite around: our love for our planet.
Changing the composition of the courts is straight from the authoritarian handbook, and the justification comes from a misunderstanding of history.
Although John McCain passed away in 2018, his influence has extended far beyond that into 2020 and the election itself, in ways few people have fully considered.
The Second Amendment to the US Constitution talks about the right to bear arms but also talks about a well-regulated militia. It’s time to talk about how compromise can enable the Second Amendment for the good of all.
Our political bubbles prime us to see the other side as hypocrites. That doesn’t make it true.
The inauguration of our new president is almost a week old. There’s one especially striking moment from his speech that can’t and shouldn’t yet slip from our memories.
The basic bargain of democracy is that citizens mutually forswear political violence.