Pubs, Coffeehouses, and Democracy

In the Center for Public Justice’s Capitol Commentary, Matthew Kaemingk looks at the importance of pubs and coffeehouses for democracy and community: Democratic theorists lament that too many Americans now exclusively receive their political news and analysis through ideologically narrow sources. As Americans continue to construct tighter and tighter ideological echo chambers for themselves, many wonder how [Read More...]

Understanding Our Political Responsibilities

I’ll be honest: I’m a fairly well-informed citizen who believes that my faith should inform the way I think and act in the public square. Add to this that some of my best friends work in and around politics, on both sides of the aisle, as researchers, aides, scholars, professors, and public servants. But I [Read More...]


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