In our campaign to ameliorate political polarization, we have found our best leverage on this issue by working to evolve the Right and the Left independently on their own terms. This has led to our current efforts to advance a vision of both the “Future of the Right” and the “Future of the Left.” And our efforts are now beginning to get national attention. ICE’s recently completed Conclave on the Future of the Right just received press coverage in the Washington-based centrist publication, The National Journal. Check out the article (which has now been picked up by the Atlantic Magazine) entitled, Beyond the Culture Wars an Unconventional Summit on the Future of the Right.
The event was held at the Austin, Texas ranch of ICE Senior Fellow and Director John Mackey, Co-CEO of Whole Foods Markets. I enjoyed myself thoroughly and was especially impressed by the beauty of the Texas Hill Country, with its majestic Live Oak trees and abundant natural springs. I made a variety of new friends and connections and was heartened to see how sincerely folks on the Right want to help our country and improve their own party. The success of ICE’s Future Right Conclave has now set the stage for a similar gathering on the Future of the Left, which we are planning for the first quarter of 2016. Stay tuned …
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Check out today’s episode of This Week in the NYT, with @DailyEvolver. In this episode Jeff discusses how a post-progressive “hard but real compromise is possible” on abortion and how the role of women is devolving and evolving in the Muslim world.
3) Increasing ideological capture of the curriculum by progressive activists
4) Lack of adequate civic and moral education and programs for character development
In our most recent issue position on Education, we address 4 major issues locked up in the culture war:
1)Public school funding is often inadequate and unequal
2)American student performance and engagement lags internationally
Check out this fantastic interview that Eric Smith and Mike Bowen of @FreeBlckThought have with @gregthomas22
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