Topic: citizenship

American ‘Cultural Literacy,’ Historically Considered

by Aaron Hatley
— The first step to create a new American cultural literacy is agreeing that there are points where, no matter our background, we will find ourselves illiterate. But we cannot sit back and demand that others adapt. We all, together, have work to do. Read more

Redefining American Identity

— We’re at a moment in American life where because of severe and widening inequality on the one hand, and rapid demographic flux and change on the other, the basic underlying question of “who is us” is incredibly urgent. Read more