Exploring how broad ideas and social forces are shaping our political institutions.
Note #93 - Brooks argues that excessive individualism is undermining the institutions essential for society to exist.
Note #92 - A transpartisan awareness may help us see new alliances creating greater freedom within new forms of order.
Note #91 - We propose that a Working Group, made up of both government and civil society members, be assembled to examine "non-state" challenges.
Note #90 - Stories like this present useful ways to build trust, the essential element in the transpartisan spirit.
Writer A. Lawrence Chickering, a conservative Independent activist, began his professional career at National Review and counted William F. Buckley and Milton Friedman among his closest friends. (Learn More)
Attorney James S. Turner, an original Nader’s Raider and progressive Democrat, aligns with the positions of his political allies and friends Ohio Senators Sherrod Brown and the late Howard Metzenblum. (Learn More)
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A carefully reasoned attempt to find common ground between liberals and conservatives, by A. Lawrence Chickering.
How can we benefit from the promise of government while avoiding the threat it poses to individual freedom?
Buckley’s harsh assessment of his alma mater divulged the reality behind the institution’s wholly secular education, even within the religion department and divinity school.
We have begun work on a transpartisan bibliography to share books, articles, and other media we find helpful in navigating the complicated political landscape. More info soon!
Deploying a civic force would effectively project ‘soft power’ to dramatically improve both the quality and the legitimacy of our governance.
Why is the matrix important? On any given issue, people’s views may fall at any point within any of the four quadrants created by...