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Is There A Silver Lining?

Bruce Berlin | Posted 11.14.2016 | Politics
Bruce Berlin

The 2016 presidential election was an excruciating experience for millions of Americans. Many are in a state of despair and disbelief. Like me, they wonder how we could possibly have elected Donald Trump as our president.

The Great American Divide

Bruce Berlin | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
Bruce Berlin

Our country is more divided than it's been in a very long time, quite possibly since the Civil War. This great rift has been growing for many years. W...

Democracy Hero: Rep. John Sarbanes (Part One)

Frances Moore Lappe | Posted 11.03.2016 | Politics
Frances Moore Lappe

Photo: Courtesy of the Office of Congressman Sarbanes Last April, as part of Democracy Spring the two of us marched from Philly to D.C. with four g...

White House Civic Summit on Higher Education

Harry Boyte | Posted 12.20.2014 | College
Harry Boyte

The meeting on October 16 brought together about 50 White House aides, agency officials and staff, higher education leaders and community activists and civic leaders.

For the Free World: 25 Years After Tiananmen Square

Catherine Bauknight | Posted 08.02.2014 | Home
Catherine Bauknight

On June 3, 1989 I arrived in Beijing to cover a student-led pro-democracy movement in Tiananmen Square. Less than an hour later, soldiers made their first demand: "Leave the square or we will shoot to kill."