Day: April 12, 2019

How Eleanor Roosevelt Revolutionized Politics

“This country,” Margaret Fuller wrote in the middle of the nineteenth century as she considered what makes a great leader, “needs… no thin Idealist, no coarse Realist, but a man whose eye reads the heavens, while his feet step firmly on the ground, and his hands are strong and dexterous for the use of human…

Our Disgrace on the Border

The agony of the refugee and the posturing of showbiz politicians.April 11, 2019ImageCentral American migrants in an enclosure in El Paso where they were being held by Customs and Border Protection.CreditCreditJose Luis Gonzalez/ReutersSuppose one night there is a knock on your door. You open it to find 100 bedraggled families shivering in your yard —…