On Fixing Things

General James Mattis: America is not some finished work or failed project but an ongoing experiment. And it is an experiment that, by design, will never end. If parts of the machine are broken, then the responsibility of citizens is to fix the machine—not throw it...

Reagan, Bush, and Leadership Against Hate

 Farhat Popal and Christopher Walsh at the George W. Bush Presidential Center: Attacks against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders grew so bad in the early days of the coronavirus that the Asian Pacific Policy Planning Council launched a website to track them. In...

ADA at 30

President George H.W. Bush on signing the Americans with Disabilities Act, 30 years ago today: Our success with this act proves that we are keeping faith with the spirit of our courageous forefathers who wrote in the Declaration of Independence: “We hold these...

John Lewis on Religion and Civil Rights

Kim Lawton, John Lewis Extended Interview, Religion and Ethics Newsweekly, January 16, 2004: I’m deeply concerned that many people today fail to recognize that the movement was built on deep-seated religious convictions, and the movement grew out of a sense of faith...