True Patriotism

True Patriotism True Patriotism

The Fourth of July is traditionally a time for reading the Declaration of Independence and listening to patriotic speeches.

Jul 1, 2004 / Books & the Arts / Eric Foner

Bennett’s Pledge of Allegiance Bennett’s Pledge of Allegiance


Jul 18, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Marcus G. Raskin

The Statue of Liberty

Patriotism’s Secret History Patriotism’s Secret History

Our most cherished national symbols—from the Pledge of Allegiance to "America the Beautiful" to Lady Liberty's poetry—are rooted in liberal ideals.

May 16, 2002 / Peter Dreier and Dick Flacks

The New Old Glory The New Old Glory

Lynne Cheney sees the world in black and white. Or, rather, in red, white and blue.

May 2, 2002 / Books & the Arts / James W. Loewen

For Which We Stand For Which We Stand

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has been traveling around the country recently as part of a nationwide post-9/11 effort to promote debate about civic values in schools and co…

May 2, 2002 / Column / Patricia J. Williams

A Prayer for America A Prayer for America

I offer these brief remarks today as a prayer for our country, with love of democracy, as a celebration of our country. With love for our country. With hope for our country.

Feb 26, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Dennis Kucinich

What Young Voters Want What Young Voters Want

They're looking for help with college and a reason to believe in government.

Jan 24, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Anna Greenberg