The Civility Project

The following stories and columns exploring the challenges of civil discourse in a divided society appeared in the Lewiston Tribune as part of the Civility Project, a series of reporting and community events aimed at furthering the discussion.

Thursday, May 28, 2020
Sunday, March 01, 2020
Wednesday, February 26, 2020

The National Institute for Civil Discourse states 78 percent of Americans believe incivility and political dysfunction prevent the nation from moving forward.

Saturday, February 22, 2020
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Monday, February 17, 2020
Sunday, February 16, 2020
Saturday, February 15, 2020

Barely eight years after the Constitution was ratified, America’s first and only independent president cited extreme partisanship or “the spirit of party” as one of the greatest dangers facing the republic.

Saturday, February 08, 2020
Friday, February 07, 2020
Saturday, February 01, 2020