The “Bully Pulpit”: Then and Now. The term “bully” has two radically different meanings and moral consequences. An example of each one can be seen in two radically different presidents: Theodore Roosevelt and Donald Trump.
Donald Trump Versus Charles Van Doren:Our Lies (and Liars) are Not What They Used to Be. A famous TV quiz show cheat in the 1950s still lives with his life-changing shame. Now, much worse things happen routinely – with no shame. Shame on Us.
Capitalism and Democracy: Can This Marriage Be Saved? It’s an odd-couple, with deeply conflicting social values. Though they have been living together for many centuries, the strains are increasing; their relationship may now be in jeopardy.