When Our Republic Goes to School

When Our Republic Goes to School

There has been no lack of comment and analysis in response to the rare, even unique experience of the U.S. House Permanent Select Intelligence Committee’s impeachment inquiry and open hearings. The interplay of competing narratives, the contrasts between the...

Should We Elect a Muslim President?

Ben Carson stirred up the latest Republican primary tempest last weekend when he volunteered the opinion that he “would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation.” What should we make of this statement? First, it speaks to a pervasive...

Interpreting the Constitution for Today’s World

A lot of people are arguing about the meaning and the use of the Constitution of the United States. When the new Congress began, a group of Republicans decided to read an edited version (one that didn’t include the part about slaves being three-fifths of a...