One of the biggest reasons why the public’s faith in political institutions is fading fast is that politicians are becoming well-practiced in avoiding accountability. Robert E. Wright explains why democracy demands transparency and limited government.
Sure, you may think that if you’ve seen one Hallmark Channel Christmas movie, you’ve seen them all. But there’s a quality in these movies that speaks to something good that is fading from our culture. Martin Cothran makes a pretty convincing argument that the Hallmark Channel saved Christmas.
Do you get the sense that a lot of people are seething just beneath the surface? We’ve had to deal with a lot of pressure and stress lately but why are we so angry? Peter W. Wood says we have one angry nation with two wildly divergent explanations for why this is so.