Separateness can be beautiful, expressed in distinct cultures, traditions, and nations. But when the Supreme Court declared in 1954 that “Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal,” it touched on a truth.
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (l.) and New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees meet after a NFC Divisional playoff football game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans Jan. 13. The Saints won 20-14.
Opinions about the best way forward can fracture a country in countless ways. Democracy, at its most fundamental level, is about creating a structure that can absorb those disagreements without violence or tyranny.
Money does other things that are subtler yet in some ways just as concerning as outright corruption. And, in a bit of a shock, new research suggests that money doesn’t do something that many think it does.