September/October 2014

Can They Do It?

by Tarek Rizk
If Virginia Senator Tim Kaine gets his way, the United States Congress will take up its constitutional duty and hold a debate about whether and how America should launch an attack on the insurgent group known as Islamic State. Can today's congress, with its dismal approval ratings, partisan gridlock and anemic legislative output rise to the occasion? Read more

National Service is an American Value

— On the anniversary of 9/11, which also marks the 20th year of AmeriCorps, a powerful call for an expansion of national service as a way to unite and strengthen our nation. Read more