American Democracy


Theocratic Third Party Flexes its Muscle during 2010 Election

While Americans around the country celebrated and mourned the election results of both Democratic and Republican party candidates.  The third largest political party in the United States was taking stock of all its hard work.  If you’re thinking of the … Continued


Defending the 14th Amendment

The 14th Amendment is the affirmation that all persons born or naturalized in the United States and subject to its jurisdiction are, in fact, U.S. citizens. Efforts to dismantle are moving us backwards on American democracy. It would take us … Continued


Imagine 2050 Releases Special Green Issue

Imagine 2050’s second anniversary magazine was released today with an entire issue devoted to ecology, politics, and national identity. The issue is available for download here and on Center for New Community’s website. For two years the writers at Imagine … Continued

The Morning After: Let Our Work Begin Anew

Heading to canvassing headquarters last weekend, I walked with another volunteer who said she was so pumped up and excited about the prospects of this new day that she hadn’t slept well in weeks. We both laughed knowingly—it has indeed … Continued

My Brain, My Body, Our World

Does the old saying, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks” really apply to me? Can I ever manage to truly change things about myself at will? Now that I’m a single mother of two absorbent human beings, I’ve … Continued