A veteran Republican senator and Democratic economist are political bridge people who've brought differing approaches and shared love of country to generations of economic policy. In this tense political moment, they offer straight talk and wise perspective — and won’t let partisan gridlock have the last word. The final dialogue in our Civil Conversations Project.
Debra Dean Murphy recalls a New Testament story of Jesus and questions whether we in the U.S. have given appropriate attention to the vulnerable poor.
Try your hand at this game from the Public Insight Network. Designed to engage the American public in a conversation about the tough decisions necessary. How would you raise or lower taxes, cut Medicare benefits, maintain military spending or farm subsidies and balance the budget with a moral/ethical lens in mind?
A poet reflects on the choices her family has made to live a simpler life in NYC.
The former first lady talks about the responsibility of being raised in a privileged society.