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During the Reconstruction period after the U.S. Civil War, southern counties with black officeholders had a lower literacy gap between blacks and whites …Read More
It broke new ground by arguing that African-Americans were not simply passive recipients of Lincoln’s benevolence, but shaped his attitudes …Read More
There’s been a lot written on how citizens shape public programs, but less is known about services contracted out to an outside entity.Read More
America’s largest corporations profited immensely from President Trump’s actions, from his deregulatory bonanza to his $1.5 trillion tax cut.Read More
Republican ideology – Trump is not a deviation; he is their fullest flowering. He is not the party’s nightmare. He is its id, the manifestation of its darkest impulses.Read More
Democracy is the only approach to governance that can bring forth the best in us while keeping the worst in check.Read More
What it means to be an American citizen in a representative government: you can’t be too dogmatic, and we need to accept differences …Read More
Futurist and economist Rebecca Ryan will give the keynote address. Ryan is the author of The Next Big Things: The Future of Local Government, ReGENERATION: A Manifesto for America’s Future Leaders …Read More