Exploring how broad ideas and social forces are shaping our political institutions.
Southern slave states would never have ratified the Second Amendment if it had been understood as creating an individual right to own firearms because...
Note #110 - From the beginning Donald Trump marketed himself as "The Man Who Knows How to Get Things Done".
Note #109 - Our Martin Luther King Day voyage across the web opened us to a new appreciation of the complex interweaving of sensations.
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.
The dynamic conversation about how American public policy debates can move beyond the static left vs. right patterns of the post-World War II era.
A thoroughly documented study showing the food standards set by the Food & Drug Administration conceal important information.
Exploring the emerging political alignment of the Left and the Right against converging corporate-government tyranny.
The conservative columnist, William F. Buckley Jr., renews his call for a year of voluntary national service for young people.
Congress from the Inside takes freshman Congressman Brown through the halls of the Capitol as he learns his job.
"Our major secret weapon is to deprive you of an enemy." Columnist Ralph Benko explores the meaning behind this notable Soviet-era quote.
We see “The Transpartisan Effect” all around us. It plays in our national politics, on the world stage, and in our local communities.
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...
Progressives need to give up promises of centralized, bureaucratic solutions; conservatives need to engage with people based on their common humanity.