This interview features the playwriting team behind the world premiere Fighting for Democracy theatrical performance: Suli Holum, playwright, Makoto Hirano, associate writer, and Allison Heishman, dramaturg.
The dispute between the former government legal officials and the President’s spokesman – a dispute that has now widened well beyond those combatants – is one of those constitutional controversies that remain truly unsettled even 225 years after the founding document was written.
A lot of crazy stuff tends to happen on New Year’s Eve. It’s amusing to analyze, say, the Lady Gaga–Mayor Bloomberg midnight kiss, but you’ve also probably heard about another buzzworthy, albeit less TMZ-worthy, event: President Obama’s signing of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The move was controversial primarily because the NDAA will allow […]
In Philadelphia 225 years ago, the U.S. Constitution was drafted. Now Pennsylvania is the site of the creation of a second Constitution as courts across the state determine what rules should govern social networks.
When it comes to corporate governance, Congress’s recent work has proved to be both meddlesome and counterproductive; Here is a solution that respects privacy interests even as it offers a constructive way for the reporting of misconduct.
According to the Pennsylvania Civic Health Index, published in 2010, the more often families dine together, the more likely it is that they are civically engaged.
Mitt Romney is the only traditionally credible candidate in the Republican field. That’s why he can’t break away from the pack.
Fighting for Democracy unites a must-see, multimedia exhibition from the Japanese American National Museum with a stirring, original theatrical production created by the National Constitution Center.
If photo ID requirements are going to be struck down, it would probably be either under the guarantee of legal equality under the Fourteenth Amendment, or under one of two provisions in the 1965 Voting Rights Act which seek to assure voter equality.
Under the U.S. Constitution, a crucial part of the freedom of association is the right not to reveal your associations.