Recent Blog Posts
“So what signifies wishing and hoping for better times…We may make these times better if we bestir ourselves.”—Benjamin Franklin
“Revolutionize through the ballot-box, and restore the government once more to the affection and hearts of men, by making it express, as it was intended to do, the highest spirit of justice and liberty.”—Abraham Lincoln
Libraries remain a focus of the debate over personal privacy in the age of terrorism. A recent Associated Press news story reminded me of that and how government often uses terrorism as a trump card in the privacy game.
In the Randolph, Vt., library, children’s librarian Judith Flint recently found herself confronted by state police detectives. They wanted to seize the library’s public-access computers. She refused them access.
iCitizenForum explores youth engagement in the political process. In Part I of a two-part series, we talk with Tanya Choudhury, president of The George Washington University chapter of College Democrats. See Part II on student republicans speak out.