Op-eds of the week: Gen Z wish list, U.S. unity and D.C.'s football team
Our weekly op-ed highlight reel
News is the heart of what we're about. But The Fulcrum is also a forum for debate about what's ailing American democracy and what could make the system healthier. So here are the most provocative opinion pieces we've posted this week.
"Young people have always driven change; after all, we have to live the longest with the outcomes of the decisions happening now," writes Thanasi Dilos, recent high school grad and co-founder of Civics Unplugged.
"Our politics has become, in popular parlance, tribal. The challenge is finding a rhetoric that binds us together," writes Peter Loge of George Washington University.
Wondering what Washington's NFL team should change its name to? Michael Golden, author of "Unlock Congress" and a senior fellow at the Adlai Stevenson Center on Democracy, has an idea.
Meanwhile, here are our latest news stories: