When the framers created the presidency, they were intent on solving two trust-related problems. One problem was how to harness political competition for the public good without the polarizing consequences…
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The people who best know the value of free and fair elections are those who spent time living without them.
No consequences to fear-mongering?
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Could this happen again?
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History of Juneteenth
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Showing respect for those who fought, even when they fought and killed those on your side is hard – and necessary. When a women’s memorial association in Columbus, Mississippi, decorated…
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How should a republic deal with competing rights? Is there a good answer? Find out here!
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We will be back. Until then, be good, and be good to each other.
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How does federalism affect equality between states? Find out here!
Can federalism impact trust? Find out here!
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