The U.S. Economy

The economy is in the news constantly. Unemployment is at the lowest rate in decades, yet, inflation is rearing its ugly head, and the Fed has stepped in to increase rates. How did we get to this point? What should…

America’s Vulnerable Elections

In this session, we will take a look at the challenges facing our elections, particularly at the structures the country has used for many generations that in an era of hyperpartisanship have become sources of national vulnerability. Speakers: Edward B…

Understanding the War In Ukraine

In the wake of Russia’s invasion, Ukraine’s fate has become tightly linked to the future of democracy and a liberal world order.  How did Ukraine become a champion for democracy? What are the prospects for an end to the war? …

Bridging America’s Divisions. Can Americans come Together?

Polarization is tearing Americans apart. Can it be fixed? The leaders of these organizations are working in different ways to build bridges of understanding. How is this done? How is this working? Let’s find out! Joan Blades is a co-founder of LivingRoomConversations.org an…