Constitution Daily

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Can We Talk: Ethics and Political Philosophy

April 1, 2011 By NCC Staff

In this excerpt from the Can We Talk: Ethics and Political Philosophy breakout session, participants question whether it's okay for political debate to be intense and combative.

Can We Talk: Religion

April 1, 2011 By NCC Staff

In this excerpt from the Can We Talk: Religion breakout session, participants consider whether there is a religious obligation to become an active participant in society, and how religion creates both civility and incivility.

Can We Talk: History

April 1, 2011 By NCC Staff

In this excerpt from the Can We Talk: History breakout session, participants discuss some historic examples of incivility and compromise, and what can we learn about civility from the study of history.

Can We Talk: Civic and Social Entrepreneurs

April 1, 2011 By NCC Staff

In this excerpt from the Can We Talk: Civic and Social Entrepreneurs breakout session, participants question whether incivility is a result of society avoiding to confront important issues, and whether policymaking be done behind closed doors?

Can We Talk: Media and Communications

April 1, 2011 By NCC Staff

In this excerpt from the Can We Talk: Media and Communications breakout session, participants ask a broad range of questions from "Is media programming politically bias?" to "Is Sesame Street good for kids?"

How should Obama balance the budget?

December 17, 2010 By NCC Staff

Should Congress raise taxes to pay down our deficits?

Could you be a Supreme Court justice?

December 17, 2010 By Donald Applestein Esq.

Miriam and Eric were engaged and both worked for North American Stainless. So when Eric was fired for the actions of his fiancée, is that illegal?

The Mosque, the Nazis and Martin Luther King

October 18, 2010 By Geoffrey R. Stone

So, if this is not a legal dispute, what is it? It is a dispute between two groups of private citizens who must work it out for themselves.

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