Cardella: Dream Lover

    By Tom Cardella My mission today, dear dreamer, is to help you understand President Donald Trump’s…

    The Myth of Newness

    Let me set the scene. An election has just concluded. It is considered one of…

    Birmingham City Council Highlights: September 19, 2017

    Photo courtesy of Social_Stratification, Flickr Commons By Birmingham City Council Public Information Office During the Birmingham…

    Answer to ‘DACA was illegal’

    Answer to ‘DACA was illegal’ A family member said to me, well, DACA was illegal. It…

    Congress faces the debt ceiling on December 8.

    Congress faces the debt ceiling on December 8. One lawmaker suggests: what if there was…

    The Supreme Court Can’t Save us from Gerrymandering: Here’s Why

    On October 3, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in Gill v. Whitford, a case…

    In Defense of Free Speech?

    In Defense of Free Speech? It’s March 1922 in Munich, Germany. A young Austrian agitator by…

    Governing Institute Announces Women in Government Leadership Class of 2018

    Twenty-five new participants selected for yearlong program designed to promote and support elected women leaders…

    Cognitive Dissonance

    I believe New Zealand’s 2017 general election is a cognitive dissonance election. It is the…

    The Pelosi Protest, Dreamers and Puritan Progressives

    (Flickr) At a press event in San Francisco on Monday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi…