Civic Life

Ideas to “Shift the Balance of Power”

The Audacity of Privilege

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I really don’t apologize for the fact that I find what our recent ex-presidents are…

We love our cities too much!

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The cities we love – we love too much — until what is left is traffic,…

Don’t make jackasses of us

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We don’t like waking up most mornings upset or worried that some extreme action has promoted…

Healthcare buddies

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Recent hearings on the confirmation of a new Food and Drug Administration nominee was most…

Small groups do it best.

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Each of us has a unique reservoir of experience, information and social culture. We participate in different,…

More quiet people should rule

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I had an interesting conversation with my sister and brother-in-law this morning about those who rule…

Universally affordable primary education

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A primary education system that is universally available, that provides opportunity to the cross-section of…

Why the Experts Miss

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This morning my wife was reading the article  in the New York Review of Books,…

Here’s to you: Joe and Jerry.

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As a “civilized” person I believe we will survive and prosper only with a citizen…