Public Education: The Cornerstone of Democracy

Public Education: The Cornerstone of Democracy

Public education is the cornerstone of a healthy and virtuous democracy. An educated citizenry possesses the potential to fuel democracy with creative, constructive and consistent solutions that empower a common good for all people. When public education is neglected,...
Good Faith Forums to Focus on Public Education

Good Faith Forums to Focus on Public Education

Public education will be the focus of a new series of Good Faith Forums in August. The three events will take place at 1 p.m. CDT / 2 p.m. EDT on the next three Tuesdays – Aug. 11, 18 and 25 – with each forum being livestreamed to GFM’s Facebook page. The forums are...
3 Tough Steps to Make Our Classrooms Safe

3 Tough Steps to Make Our Classrooms Safe

We are in an anguishing predicament concerning in-person school reopening. On the one hand, we are not ready to open in-person schools. With COVID-19 continuing to spike in many communities, it simply poses too great a risk for school children, teachers and staff to...
The Truth Tom Cotton Can’t Handle About Slavery

The Truth Tom Cotton Can’t Handle About Slavery

Slavery “was the necessary evil upon which the union was built,” U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton said in a recent interview. The July 26, 2020, issue of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette newspaper contains an article based on that interview written by that paper’s Washington, DC,...