For 2019, let's resolve to overcome our fears, face our challenges, and have a great year.
Before we start 2019, let's see the extraordinary events that made 2018 so special. Let's make 2019 a great year – but in a good way, unlike 2018.
Summary: American politics is dominated by fear. As we start a new year, we can gain courage by looking at the good aspects of our past and the glimmers of good fortune that lie in our future. These moments are conjured by our myths from the dry pages of history -- so that we remember … Continue reading A great leader tells us not to fear the New Year
Summary: What happens when people lose faith in their political regime? Yesterday's post gave us the Terrifying news about the state of the Republic: each generations of Americans has less faith in democracy than their parents. Today Foa and Mounk explain what happens next. We are locking ourselves into guaranteed failure: we don't work our political machinery, which … Continue reading Let’s act now so that America doesn’t end from this pitiful, even disgraceful, cause
Summary: Make 2017 a big year in American history, the year its engines of reform roared into action. Here are some suggestions about ways you can help. “Nietzsche said the newspaper had replaced the prayer in the life of the modern bourgeois, meaning that the busy, the cheap, the ephemeral, had usurped all that remained … Continue reading Resolve to begin the reform of America in 2017!