Congressional Abdication

Nan Swift at R Street: President Biden deserves credit for resisting the calls of others in his party to wipe out $50,000 in student loan debt per borrower “with the flick of a pen,” as Politico reports. So far, it appears the president intends to work with Congress...

Speech and Civility

John Froonjian, executive director of the William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy at Stockton University, at The Press of Atlantic City: Last May, the William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy at Stockton University launched a series of group discussions about the...

Medal for Fallen Journalists

Morgan Gstalter at The HIll: Nearly all of the members of Maryland’s congressional delegation signed a letter to President Biden on Thursday asking him to posthumously award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to the five people killed in the Capital Gazette newsroom...

Unity, Civility, and President Biden

Aaron Rhodes at The Hill: According to University of Chicago sociologist Edward Shils, who died in 1995, civility is “a belief which affirms the possibility of the common good … a virtue expressed in action on behalf of the whole society.” Shils wrote that civility is...