As the weather gets colder, we're looking forward to a holiday season full of catching up on our reading! Here are our picks for recent pieces worth reading in the areas of civic engagement, democracy revitalization and broad-based economic prosperity.
The headlines all point to key questions we're asking ourselves as a nation. What do you think? Share your favorites in the comments!Read more
We hope you've been enjoying the warm weather and longer days of the summer! We've stayed busy reading the latest news in innovation in civics, tech, economics and politics. Get your "Summer Reading" in with some of these key links:Read more
With the inaugural National Week of Conversation behind us, we’re even more convinced of the need for dialogue, quality information, and citizen empowerment. Here’s what we’re reading this month to learn a little more, connect across the aisle, and better enable access to broad-based prosperity.Read more
Despite blizzards and the lure of March Madness, we still found time in March to get smarter about politics, civics and data - check out some of our recommended reads this month.
Having useful and comprehensive information is key to making good decisions - and coming up with new ideas for improving America! Here’s what we’ve been reading and learning in February.Read more
Here's what we've enjoyed reading in January - between the bombogenesis and the State of the Union!Read more
My father had a plaque on his desk when I was growing up that read “If you can’t dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with bullshit!”Read more
Washington listens to mainstream citizens, but only if you communicate in the right way at the right time.Read more
The "West Point of Capitalism" Puts Out a Plan to Help Small Business and Mainstream Citizens Prosper
The Harvard Business School doesn’t have a reputation for being touchy feely. They’re all about research, facts and figures. That’s why it means something when they come out so strongly for making the U.S. economy more free and fair for the little guy.Read more
It’s Time for Citizens to Really Get Informed - Not Just Withdraw Into Partisan Echo Chambers. Is That Possible? Yes, But Only if We Open Our Minds and Hearts a Little
Getting “smarter” is the opposite of being indoctrinated or taking what anyone says as gospel – it’s about challenging yourself, expanding your mind and being willing to explore diverse perspectives.Read more