Today, the adjectives “conservative” and “liberal” imply an identity group. However, at one time, the term “conservative”
implied following authority, applying principles presumed to be tried-and-true. The term “liberal” implied questioning and testing. Continue reading
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The main function of government is to protect the commons—those things that maintain and benefit society as a whole. That’s law and order.
Blog, Economics, Education, Governance, Ideology, Regulation, Science & society, Society |
angst, climate, commons, complex system, education, Governance, in common, inequality, money in politics, polarization, taxation |
I hear folks complain that the overload of information and change is driving us crazy. A phone call used to be a rare interruption. Now, even robo calls “
reach out and touch someone.” Continue reading
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The U.S. struggles to act as the world’s policeman, but we can’t help others unless they can govern themselves.
The crucial question is:
Can we govern ourselves?