The Meaning of Civility

Jay McCall at The Arizona Daily Star: Civility is not just speech and action in the public arena. It is daily actions and speech respecting the personhood of individuals. Civility is a service of enhancing the lives of others. It improves relationships of family,...

Respect Minnesota

Nancy Norr at The Minnesota Post: Respect Minnesota is centered on a pledge to honor freedom of speech, differences of opinion, personal safety, cultural heritage, our natural environment, community and history. The pledge calls on us to listen, be inclusive, respect...

McCain and Biden

Linda Feldmann at The Christian Science Monitor: The late Sen. John McCain would have been proud of his friend President-elect Joe Biden. The two went back decades – back, even, to before Mr. McCain’s election to Congress. In the late 1970s, when the Arizona...

Recognizing Civility

Henry A. Brechter and Stephanie Bond at USA Today: In early 2020, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce moved to reward members of Congress who demonstrate these values. Two new awards recognize “members of Congress who demonstrate the bipartisan leadership and constructive...