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Civic Health Project

We live in a society in which civil discourse and political decision-making capacity are deteriorating quickly and uncomfortably. We experience this erosion in obvious ways through hyper-partisan politics, toxic media and social media, and even day-to-day interactions with colleagues, friends, and family. Civic Health Project aims to reduce polarization and foster healthier discourse and decision-making across citizenry, politics and media.

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In his final address to Congress, George Washington suggested the creation of a national university as a tool for preserving the union, writes Valsania.

Our founders believed civic education and historical knowledge would prevent tyranny – and foster democracy

Valsania, a professor of American history at the University of Turin, is writing a biography of George Washington.

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Former President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he was suing Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for First Amendment violations.

Does Trump have a legitimate First Amendment case?

Former President Donald Trump on Wednesday filed class-action lawsuits against Facebook, Twitter and YouTube arguing his suspension from those platforms violates the First Amendment.

However, legal experts say that argument has little chance of succeeding in court since the First Amendment constrains only the government, and not private entities.

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