Right now, we’re all tuned in to the staggering revelations that Donald Trump, Jr. and company met with a Russian government lawyer who claimed to have detrimental information on Hillary Clinton during the 2016 election campaign. At the same time, Mitch McConnell is quietly pushing forward on a vote on the Senate healthcare bill. We’ve been hammering the issue of healthcare here at My Civic Workout, and today’s edition is no exception.
It’s been a while since we’ve checked in on our least favorite billionaire dilettante Education Secretary. What has Betsy DeVos been up to, and how can you stand up for America’s students and the future of public education?
Maybe you’re feeling energized and hopeful about America after celebrating July 4th; maybe you felt disconnected from showy celebrations of pride in the USA. In either case, pushing this country to live up to its stated ideals is one of the most patriotic things you can do. This week, take a moment to acknowledge some modern-day American heroes and think about how they point a way forward.