The Herald

21st century citizenship: Four civic skills we need to keep our democracy


As primaries roll out around the country, we’re tracking voter turnout. Raised on Schoolhouse Rock’s cartoon civics lessons, I know that being a good American means voting. Those 1970’s cartoons weren’t wrong. Voting is the most fundamental act of democratic citizenship. That’s why it has been fiercely contested throughout our history. But now we’re in the 21st century, deluged by […]

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