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Still Doing Democracy! Finding Common Ground and Acting for the Common Good

By Jim Smith | February 21, 2019

We live in a contentious era when civility and civic life are diminished every day. Individuals coalesce into groups with distinct views of reality that are defended even when evidence to the contrary exists. If you are like us, you are concerned about the lack of dialogue and the hardening of opinion and may be…

Tell Me Something Good

By Jim Smith | February 21, 2019

Still Doing Democracy! Finding Common Ground and Acting for the Common Good JoAnn McAllister and Jim Smith   The human heart is the first home of democracy. It is where we embrace our questions: Can we be equitable? Can we be generous? Can we listen with our whole beings, not just our minds, and offer…