An Unspoken Challenge to Our Democracy, by Jacqueline Berardo

American democracy is broken.   No one wants to say it. No one wants to hear it be said – but if you clear aside the patriotism and praise that is the traditional political rhetoric of candidates during election season – there it is: the elephant in the room – and NOT exclusively of the Republican kind.   In Social Studies class, Americans are taught that our nation was founded upon the sacred principles of freedom and democracy. What isn’t … Continue reading An Unspoken Challenge to Our Democracy, by Jacqueline Berardo