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

Our premise is that American democracy depends on the engagement of the people acting on shared values for the common good. In these posts we will be offering insights and practical tools to understand the underlying myths that influence our perceptions, respond to important issues that need our attention, and develop strategies to participate effectively as Engaged Citizens. We look forward to your contribution to the conversation.

Beginning a Dialogue: Democracy and the Future of the Quest for Freedom

By Jim Smith | May 4, 2019

Democracy and the Future of the Quest for Freedom  “We can have democracy in this country, or we can have…

DEMOCRACY: The Institutionalization of Liberty

By Jim Smith | March 9, 2019

Trust is contingent on the evidence which one party provides the others of his true, concrete intentions; it cannot exist…

Still Doing Democracy!

By Jim Smith | February 24, 2019

Still Doing Democracy! Finding Common Ground and Acting for the Common Good JoAnn McAllister and Jim Smith The human heart…