There's a new political party asking for our attention. Their slogan reads like something concocted by Hollywood.
I don't want to talk about abortion. You probably don't want to talk about it either, but this is a domain where the words we avoid will create their own kind of problems.
You might think it happens when we all know the same words. Of course, it starts with that shared text. But it's easy to mumble through the same tune without thinking much about the words or their meaning.
"More than" might be the best phrase for reflecting on Juneteenth. These weeks between Juneteenth and July 4, our Civic Season, urge us to reflect on the distance between our principles and practices. When we make this a habit of mind, we engage the potential of the American people.
Last week marks another moment when all our magazine covers and front pages went black. Most articles included a familiar question, "Will anything change this time?"