What’s Wrong–Election Crisis 2020 (Audio)

Weaving insights from Eugene McCarraher (The Enchantments of Mammon), my interview with Chris Cutrone, and another authors I’ve covered over the last couple of years, along with my understanding of the history of political thought and rudimentary economics, I try to take the long view of the current impasse between “conservatives” and “liberals” in the US which has led to yet another very close and deeply divided presidential election, made worse by escalating resentments, tensions and paranoia. Why are we here? What’s wrong? The answer is way deeper than even “the democrats don’t get it” (although they don’t). … More What’s Wrong–Election Crisis 2020 (Audio)

What’s Wrong–Election Crisis 2020 (Premier tomorrow at 1 pm CT)

Weaving insights from Eugene McCarraher (The Enchantments of Mammon), my interview with Chris Cutrone, and another authors I’ve covered over the last couple of years, along with my understanding of the history of political thought and rudimentary economics, I try to take the long view of the current impasse between “conservatives” and “liberals” in the US which has led to yet another very close and deeply divided presidential election, made worse by escalating resentments, tensions and paranoia. Why are we here? What’s wrong? The answer is way deeper than even “the democrats don’t get it” (although they don’t). … More What’s Wrong–Election Crisis 2020 (Premier tomorrow at 1 pm CT)

What is Dignity? A Message for Everyone (Short Takes)

On Election Day, I wanted to share a message for everyone, not one “side” or the other, and not just for today. Human dignity is under assault from many quarters, but even in this most difficult season, with Covid and an election where it feels like the stakes are incredibly high, it is even more important to step back and remember who we are–and who we could be. Inspired by several studies of honor that I have made over the years, including Honor in America? Tocqueville on American Enlightenment. … More What is Dignity? A Message for Everyone (Short Takes)