We in America stand at a moment of great opportunity. We are directly addressing critical issues including healthcare, taxes, immigration, foreign policy, counterterrorism, police and community relations, and second amendment rights. "Voter apathy" has not been a problem this time around.
Rogers found that "you have to be engaged for the long term," not simply show up. The field of democratic engagement and conflict resolution has crucial insights, like finding common interests and the craft of negotiation.
Political Conversations: Start with the Living Room and One Day It Can Perhaps Move to the Dinner Table?
It is worrisome, however, to realize that the conversations my family has, the ones where we are up in arms and become defensive
If he was right, America is now suffering from a poisoning epidemic on a vast scale. I was baffled. Why so much resistance
Bonhoeffer asks this question as he considers the Holocaust--looking back at both human depravity and the complicity that keeps "good humans" from acting. What turns all of us into bystanders and benefactors, safe in our homes, content not to rock the boat?