America, have you no decency?

America, have you no decency?

Israeli scholar Avishai Margalit wrote the following in his book, The Decent Society: “A decent society is one whose institutions do not humiliate people.” I have re-read that sentence many times this week. As he continues, Margalit offers us even more wisdom: “I...
A 200 Year Conversation

A 200 Year Conversation

The headline and the opening sentences caught our eye: “The Irish are repaying a favor from 173 years ago in Native Americans’ fight against coronavirus”: “More than 170 years ago, the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma didn’t have much. The tribe suffered devastation...
Repairing breaches of trust

Repairing breaches of trust

“Trust is like a mirror. You can fix it if it’s broken, but you can still see the crack in that mother fucker’s reflection.” ― Beyonce and Lady Gaga As I was exploring this topic, I was surprised to find that more research seems to have been done on...