Questions of Civic Proportions for January 12, 2020

Questions of Civic Proportions for January 12, 2020

It's that time of year again. It might be unique to election years. Let's all join hands or shake our fists or whatever it is you do when we join together to call for better civics. Our country is falling apart, y'all. If only there were an army of civic educators who...

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Civic Habits: Following Politics but Losing Perspective

Civic Habits: Following Politics but Losing Perspective

Civic Habits: Following Politics but Losing Perspective The 2020 election cycle will require re-thinking how we watch the news How do you follow politics? This phrase “follow politics” has been a part of the American National Election Studies for decades. That means...

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#Charlottesville

#Charlottesville

It's time to act. Heather Heyer updated her Facebook page shortly before she was murdered by racial hate in Charlottesville this weekend. She added the quote, "If you aren't outraged, you aren't paying attention." Be outraged. Find a cause in your community and become...

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This Week’s Canvas: Something is Burning

This Week’s Canvas: Something is Burning

August 11, 2017 Returning to the fight to find something smart to read and we’re keeping our cool. No easy feat given the climate change report leaked recently suggests it’s nothing but record-setting high temps from here on out. Maybe devastation is the new black....

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We can judge our progress by the courage of our questions and the depth of our answers, our willingness to embrace what is true rather than what feels good.

—Carl Sagan

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