Let’s use the New Year to start the reform of America

American Bald Eagle

Summary: As we begin a new year, let's look at the New America rising on the ruins of the old. Why is this happening? What's the key step to stopping this, and beginning the real reform of America? Voices from the past can guide us. An unfortunate side-effect of historical analysis -- in which one … Continue reading Let’s use the New Year to start the reform of America

Andrew Bacevich looks at America’s political rot and describes solutions

Summary: Andrew Bacevich is one of our most acute political observers. In this essay he accurately describes one aspect of the rot affecting our politics. The solution he proposes reveal the deeper and more serious rot. There is a solution, if we have the will and wit to make it happen.   "The Post-Cold-War Consensus … Continue reading Andrew Bacevich looks at America’s political rot and describes solutions