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Featured Article filed under The Public Good, The Public Good News | Written by David Morris | No Comments | Updated on Feb 3, 2012

Challenging the Republican’s Five Myths on Inequality

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/challenging-the-republicans-five-myths-on-inequality/

Recent comments by Mitt Romney, the probable Republican nominee for President all but guarantee the inequality issue will remain front and center this election year. When asked whether people who question the current distribution of wealth and power are motivated by “jealousy or fairness” Romney insisted, “I think it’s about envy. I think it’s about… Continue reading

Article filed under The Public Good, The Public Good News | Written by David Morris | 39 Comments | Updated on Apr 18, 2011

The Real American Exceptionalism

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/the-real-american-exceptionalism/

For Republican presidential candidates the phrase American Exceptionalism has taken on almost talismanic qualities. Newt Gingrich’s new book is titled, “A Nation Like No Other: Why American Exceptionalism Matters”. “American the Exceptional” is the title of a chapter in Sarah Palin’s book America by Heart. What is this American exceptionalism Republicans so venerate? David Morris digs deeper in this commentary. Continue reading