President Bush on George Floyd

President George W. Bush: Laura and I are anguished by the brutal suffocation of George Floyd and disturbed by the injustice and fear that suffocate our country. Yet we have resisted the urge to speak out, because this is not the time for us to lecture. It is time for...

Rodney King and Civic Peace

William Kristol at The Bulwark: In making his point, my friend recalled Rodney King’s famous statement from May 1, 1992, made as riots convulsed Los Angeles: People, I just want to say, you know, can we all just get along? Can we get along? Can we stop making it,...

Words from Lincoln

The 1861 Inaugural: We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave to every living heart and...

Journalists in Danger

What are the global consequences of censoring journalists during a pandemic – and what danger does this pose to civil liberties? Join Thomson Reuters Foundation CEO Antonio Zappulla and Joel Simon, the Executive Director of the Committee to Protect Journalists...