Approval of Congress

Lydia Saad at Gallup: While Americans’ support for Biden is holding firm, their approval of Congress slipped to 26% this month, from 31% in May. It is now 10 points below this year’s high of 36% recorded in March, around the time Congress passed...

Debt and Deficit, Then and Now

Many posts have discussed the deficit and the debt.  Policymakers and the general public have tended to ignore these problems in recent years, In 1994, President Clinton named Bob Kerrey and John Danforth to lead a bipartisan commission on entitlements and tax...

Bridging the Gap

Molly Worthen at NYT: Perhaps it’s not surprising that some organizations devoted to dialogue between religious faiths have turned their attention to political divides. Eboo Patel, the founding director of Interfaith Youth Core, has spent the past few years getting to...

Pay for Success

At The Art of Association, Daniel Stid writes: Today’s post conveys a recent conversation I had with the leader of a nonprofit dedicated to transforming how human services are delivered amidst these disruptions. Caroline Whistler helped found Third Sector Capital...