Where Do We Draw the Line?

Where Do We Draw the Line?

The events in Charlottesville were unequivocally condemned by most, yet not by all. Our President drew criticism from all sides for not doing so. So is this it? Is this where we collectively draw a line in the sand? It’s always interesting to see when people finally...
Why Trump’s Call for Moral Equivalency is Morally Corrupt

Why Trump’s Call for Moral Equivalency is Morally Corrupt

I am on sabbatical this month, finishing my new book on Belonging. Ironically this has put me in a position of being deep in research about polarization at a time when our culture is being torn apart before our eyes. Despite the fact that I am supposed to be writing,...
Is Charlottesville America’s Kristallnacht?

Is Charlottesville America’s Kristallnacht?

In February 2017, the City Council of Charlottesville, VA voted to remove a statue of Robert E. Lee, and rename the park where it stood. This was the impetus for Jason Kessler to invite a network of white supremacists and neo-Nazis to march in Charlottesville, on the...