Raquel Goodrich Aug 21, 2017

Words: Our Most Powerful Weapon

Last week’s clash between neo-Nazis and the antifa brought into the public square a debate over whether protecting our right to free speech overrules the moral responsibility of stopping hate speech. And while many Americans counter-argue with the famous quote, “I... Read more ...

Dr. Carolyn J. ... Aug 15, 2017

Standing for What is Right

Last Saturday the heinous act of domestic terrorism that rocked Charlottesville, killing 3 people and wounding dozens of others, once again brought all of America to a halt as we tried to absorb the reality of what took place.

We know that... Read more ...

Dr. Carolyn J. ... Jul 18, 2017

One Way to Help Revive Civility and Respect

David Leonhardt’s piece in Tuesday’s New York Times, “A Summer Project to Nourish Your Political Soul,” should... Read more ...

Dr. Carolyn J. ... Jun 16, 2017

United We Stand, Divided We Fall

Yesterday, the country was stunned by the violent attack on members of the US House of Representatives who were practicing for this week’s charity baseball game, a tradition dating back to the early 1900’s. It brought Washington up short, and there was more discussion of... Read more ...

Dr. Carolyn J. ... Jun 9, 2017

Demand A Civil Democracy

Texas may once have been part of the “Wild West” but that time is long past.

So the fact that two popularly elected state lawmakers couldn’t resolve their differences with words and instead “tussled” — as the Texas Tribune ... Read more ...