Is Active Citizenship the Lowest Common Denominator?

This past week I had the pleasurable experience of having my lesson plan reach an unforeseen conclusion.  It was student’s thoughts and perceptions that led our class to look beyond the hallmarks of an effective government and begin to contemplate obstacles to governance. The list was full of systemic and long-standing problems, the sort that makes a citizen quickly feel powerless…

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It Has Been A While Friends

This blog has been silent for a little over six months, for that I apologize. My absence from this space can be attributed to writing my Master’s thesis, securing a new teaching assignment, and moving across the country, more on the latter in a soon to be written blog post. Many readers of this space are aware that…

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