Statues, Memorials Continue to Reveal U.S. Divides

Statues, Memorials Continue to Reveal U.S. Divides

The protests and counter protests regarding the removal of monuments and statues to leaders of the Confederate States of America have largely died down in the U.S. However, a recent Economist / YouGov poll revealed that significant divides remain in public opinion...
Beware of Your Inner Circles

Beware of Your Inner Circles

“No man is an island.” John Donne wrote those words four centuries ago, and they are as true now as they were then, except we don’t believe them anymore. Today, more and more of us are beginning to define our nuclear families and our carefully chosen circle of friends...
Last Week in America, Our Worst Demons Emerge

Last Week in America, Our Worst Demons Emerge

Last week in America, our worst demons emerged from the shadows. On three occasions, America’s worst tendencies were on full display, demonstrating a country suffering from the ongoing consequences of racial bigotry, the widening divide of political polarization and...