And Thoreau Shakes His Head at America

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If Henry David Thoreau still believes that “Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty,” then he must be awfully disappointed about the current state of America.

Can’t We All Agree?

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Andrew Cotto watches while our collective conversations around hot-button topics become ugly, hyperbolic and rarely productive. Andrew suggests we’re not so divided after all. Can’t we all agree the First Lady is awesome?

Freedom, Business and Change

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If conservatives want to run America like a business, they should never turn a potential customer away.

Beyond the Two-Party System

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The two-party system has bottle-necked democracy. No wonder Chinese people laughed at Brandon Ferdig’s descriptions of American campaigning.

The “Have Not Voted” Party

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Why do you vote? (Or don’t, as the case may be.)

The American Monarchy

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Americans remain fascinated with the birthright to rule.

Canadians are Excited to Vote … in the U.S. Election

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Four years ago, a London, Ontario politician told me, “You’re for Barack Obama? I know someone who has an Obama sign on their lawn. Let’s go and swipe it.”