What’s Next After Politically-Motivated Prosecutions?

DOJ Prosecutor Resignation Sparks Concerns over Durham Investigation On Thursday, Sept. 10, Assistant U.S. Attorney Nora Dannehy resigned from her position in the Durham Investigation, the Department of Justice’s inquiry into potential misconduct in the launch of the FBI’s Trump-Russia probe. Dannehy hasn’t spoken publicly about why she left, but colleagues contend that she is resigning partly out of concern over […]

Definiendo La Democracia: El Senado

Los Padres Fundadores concibieron al Senado como un cuerpo digno y atento, que no se inmutaba por las presiones políticas. Sin embargo, hoy, esa descripción parece ridículamente inexacta. Para la mayoría de los estadounidenses, el Senado se caracteriza por un partidismo desnudo y un obstruccionismo arrogante. ¿Cómo se volvió tan ineficaz el “mayor cuerpo deliberativo […]

Defining Democracy: The Senate

The Senate

The Founding Fathers conceived of the Senate as a dignified, thoughtful body, unfazed by political pressures. However, today, that description seems laughably inaccurate. To most Americans, the Senate is characterized by naked partisanship and cavalier obstructionism. How did the world’s “greatest deliberative body” become so ineffective? From the beginning, the Founders saw the Senate as […]

Can Democracy Survive Without Religion?

This is a recording of the first event in our monthly conversation series that took place on September 16th at 12 p.m. EST. The conversation featured columnist David French, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, and Moral Courage College founder Irshad Manji on the provocative question, “Can Democracy Survive Without Religion?” Traditional religion is on a steep […]