Citizens

In recent weeks, President Trump’s comments have restarted talks about whether the 25th Amendment can be used to force him from office.
President Donald Trump is looking to change the U.S. constitution and do away with birthright citizenship.
Chrissy Teigen’s mom just became a U.S. Citizen and Luna Legend was there to cheer her grandma on.
The military has held the unnamed detainee for 2½ months without allowing access to legal counsel.
In case you haven’t been paying attention, the new administration is working hard to undo previous efforts toward reducing
The thing I have noticed most since our ill-fated election is FEAR! Please don't let that happen. Please don't let your vote
And, of course, some do. The life of a spouse to a wounded veteran is tough and trying on a daily basis, and some simply
The United States offers protections to individuals who have suffered persecution, or fear that they will suffer persecution, due to their race, religion, national origin, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group.
We only have to study democratic versus dictatorial governments to learn that we thrive in environments of tolerance and
Governments and WHO decision makers met with citizen representatives to hear their views and give their responses on women's and children's health. It has taken 68 years so far, but the people now have a voice during the World Health Assembly. Just.
The difference between understanding oneself as a "citizen" and understanding oneself as a "taxpayer" is not merely wide; it is antagonistic. A citizen thinks primarily about his or her community. A taxpayer thinks mostly about himself or herself. The Progressive Agenda seeks to return us to the adult responsibility of being citizens to each other.
When we serve as jurors, we can literally take the law into our own hands. As Thomas Jefferson maintained, if citizen jurors "think the permanent judges are under any bias whatever in any cause," they can "take on themselves to judge the law as well as the fact."
The current press for either the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) or the Competency-Based Online Course (CBOC) makes clear that the old-style liberal arts colloquium has failed. But here's the thing: the false dilemma is nothing new.
Are we becoming a more polarized people? Media coverage generally reinforces what is most conflicted about our politics. This adds up to a highly polarized and dysfunctional national politics.
We hear so much these day about banks and companies that have become so large they are unable to manage themselves -- that there are so many layers of bureaucracy that illegal and unethical behavior can go undetected for years.
Disappointingly, though perhaps not surprisingly, voter turnout in Portugal has collapsed from 91.5 percent in 1975, the year of the first democratic elections, to 58.1 percent in the 2011 parliamentary elections.
Seeing Mandela the movie was another occasion, beyond the funeral, to reflect on what South African experiences have to teach the world.
Citizens are the new Fourth Estate. As the new media disrupt the industrial model of information, citizens have become empowered to oversee the doings of their elected representatives. A more direct form of democracy is emerging.