Resisting a toxic view of freedom

The anti-vax, anti-mask crowd has it wrong: Community, not selfish freedom, must be at the core of the American experiment.

We’ve always done best when we share responsibility for meeting challenges. (Photo by Jon Tyson on Unsplash)

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A sign in the yard of a home along a rural road we often travel upstate caught my eye: “Unmask our children now!” I imagined that homeowner in one of the crowds that have been showing up at tense school board meetings across the country, with par…

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