In the face of crisis, American society has cultivated helplessness, from either trauma or denial. Is there a future for a nation on the brink of failure?
The holiday weekend has come to signify the last moments of summer, and not a celebration of labor. But is that any surprise for a nation of millions trapped by their work, exhausted to the bone, trying to claw their way free?
The pandemic has exposed how threadbare is the fabric of our nation. Can we build back better if the systems in place have been dysfunctional from the start?
At 245 years old, with two civil wars behind it, and in the grips of a third, the United States is anything but. Will we ever build peace?
If the insurrection asks what we’ve become as a nation, the acquittal of Trump answered it.
Our nation has a long history of fighting against its own democracy that dates well before January 6. And that’s because we’ve enabled it.
The Trump administration corroded our democracy. And no matter his integrity, our President-Elect may not have the power to restore it.
This Election Day presents a decision we may never have the opportunity to make again, a choice between democracy and authoritarianism.
The DNC was about unity. The RNC is about to show us why that was a mistake.
The virus that has touched nearly every life on Earth isn't the culprit for the structural failures left in its wake. The cracks were already there.