Americans Are Angry and Afraid

Americans Are Angry and Afraid

Fear, anger, ignorance, and conspiracy theory dominates the news and social media in the United States. This leaves Americans floundering to figure out facts versus fiction. Current events began to spiral downward when the COVID-19 pandemic reached American shores in January 2020. Stay-at-home orders were issued, businesses closed, schools closed, unemployment reached greater-than-depression-era levels, and […]

American Civic Literacy Affords Citizens Greater Opportunities

American Civic Literacy Affords Citizens Greater Opportunities

All American citizens need to know the fundamental mechanisms of the government, and the historical events that shaped the nation so they may “be ready for active, engaged citizenship.” Joe Mantegna, one of the five members of The Civics Education Initiative National Board of Advisors states: Unfortunately today, too few students are learning basic civics. […]

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