If we make room for a second American national anthem, it’s America the Beautiful, a song so rounded and inclusive, it’s a national hymn, if not an official anthem.
Among so much change, Flag Day 2020 will be different as we celebrate cultural diversity surrounded by protest and affirmations of unity.
For the Lincoln Project, defeating Trump — and Trumpism — in the next elections means saving the country, nothing less. By David Stone We have seen the best and worst in American politics. We understand that action must be taken, now, to protect the institutions that have made […]
Which America Do You Celebrate? I wrote this four years ago when the idea of Trump as president seemed a joke, but the joke was on us. Just since 2016, it’s nostalgia.
Back then, I never imagined I’d write these words: America Is Not Great. Unthinkable, but an article in the New York Times, Please Stop Telling Me America is Great, aroused some thoughts I tried to ignore.
The Star Spangled Banner Story ain’t what they taught us back in school, although that version skims some truth. I wanted to know more. The song brings a lump up in my throat every time I hear it float over 50,000 fellow fans at Yankee Stadium. I can’t […]