What are we about? It’s simple.
This journal examines the way individuals, institutions, and society interact in an attempt to “make the world a better place.” We look at how people respond to a sense of vested interest (“citizenship”) to change the way larger organizations act in order to establish “better” social, cultural, economic, and legal norms.
Together, the interaction of these individuals and institutions creates the polity that determines the food we eat, the drinks we imbibe, the toys our children play with, the conditions we work in, and the newspapers we read (or not, as the case may be).
We define citizenship and polity as:
cit⋅i⋅zen⋅ship - 1) the state of being vested with the rights, privileges, and duties of a citizen. 2) the character of an individual viewed as a member of society; behavior in terms of the duties, obligations, and functions of a citizen.
pol⋅i⋅ty - 1) the condition of being constituted as a state or other organized community or body 2) a state or other organized community or body.
We see government as an obvious subject. So instead, we focus on the individuals and institutions themselves that are changing American polity (not politics) to shape a future that improves the environment, our communities, and the way we work & live.
We strive to be a nonpartisan publication. We believe in facts, in research, in solid & fun writing, strong but fair points of view, and ultimately in delivering to our readers information they should know or they should have already read. We occasionally delve into opinionated-editorials and when we do, you’ll know.