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Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Jon Kyl: How to revive a shared dream for America's future

November 18, 2020 | USA Today

With improved civics education, the next generation will be better equipped to engage in constructive debate about our future.

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Marc Morial: To heal our nation, Americans need to recommit to shared values

October 13, 2020 | USA Today

One of the most powerful means of assuring racial and social justice lies in building a shared sense of American values and commitment to each other.

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Saving the American Constitution | Colleen Sheehan

September 23, 2020 | Arizona Capitol Times

Our nation today is badly fragmented, and civil discourse is, well, not very civil.  Some have even speculated about disunion, of becoming two Americas.

Someone recently asked me, “How can the Constitution save us?” My response was that it can’t. Rather, it is up to us to save the Constitution.

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How women, who could decide the 2020 presidential race, won the right to vote | Catherine Zuckert

September 18, 2020 | Arizona Capitol Times

Pundits now say that the votes of “suburban women” may determine the outcome of the 2020 election. We don’t know exactly who these “suburban women” are or how they will vote, but it is clear that women’s votes now count.

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Does A Lack Of Civics Education Make Americans Less Likely To Vote?

April 23, 2019 | KJZZ

Harvard University professor Danielle Allen has studied and written about civics education extensively, and she was recently in the area as part of a presentation for ASU’s School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership.

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Latest episode of Keeping it Civil.

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What can future leaders learn from today’s most prominent scholars and commentators?

Keeping It Civil is a new podcast produced by the School of Economic Thought and Leadership that seeks answers to key questions about the future of American life with fast-paced interviews with scholars and intellectuals. Hosted and produced by Lecturer and award-winning journalist B. Duncan Moench, PhD.

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