Never in our history have we seemed so lost, so unsure of who we are. Instinctively, like children, we seek to go back to our beginnings. But origins nearly always prove more complex than we expected...

At a time when mistrust is at its highest levels since the Civil War, we have to work together like we haven't since World War II.  New understandings and new forms of engagement are going to be necessary in all sectors...

Presidential transitions are normally quiet affairs. This year's, belated to begin with, promises to be long, and touch all aspects of American life as few have seen government so much as attempt...

Normally we put this issue out in early January, but this year, 2020 lasted longer than usual, all the way to December 51st.  The good news is that even though 2020 seemed to go on forever, it produced many ideas and initiatives worth re-sharing...

This past month, American democracy had a near-death experience. It's clear that we need to treat not just the symptoms, but the disease, and find ways to prevent it from recurring, but how?...

If you think you’ve seen this movie before, you have.  It’s not Bill Murray in Groundhog Day, though.  It’s Donald Trump making baseless claims about the system being rigged...

We yearn for simplicity, we rely on small business for jobs & innovation, technology & globalization provide unprecedented opportunities for the small. And yet everywhere smallness looks to be endangered...