It falls to Democrats to rebuild the country's moral infrastructure. This entails reminding all Americans of the core values we still share and hold dear.
White House immigration czar Steven Miller is a racist political prodigy, whose policies skirt, perhaps violate, international law. It's time for him to go.
When we barricade our nation off from other cultures, we pay the price in loss of creativity, innovation, and inner strength.
What we accept as “truth” very much depends as to what peer groups shape our thinking and causes one not to question what is said by others. So how does one construct one's beliefs based upon truth rather than misinformation and counterfactuals?
“Plurality of views” means including all voices in the political debate: men-women, young-old, rich-poor, minorities and indigenous peoples. The ability to listen and understand is sometimes more important than our ability to speak.
That new normal is autocracy masked as nationalism... President Trump has aligned himself by purpose or by nature to autocratic dictators around the world.
by Steven M. Smith, Ph.D. for the “Progressive Views” column, Boerne Star, March 22, 2019 "Early Learning Bill Event 158" by US Department of Education is licensed under CC-BY 2.0 In…