Gordon Wood

Opinion: Jan. 6 And Uvalde Massacre Highlight How Violent Gun Culture Undermines Democracy

The gun, in many ways these days, has become the symbol and means of tyranny, a tool for taking down…

4 months ago

Opinion: How Republicans Distort Founders’ Meaning, Mission of Freedom

The founders conceptualized freedom as a social mission, a social obligation, the chief goal of which was to serve the…

1 year ago

Opinion: Why The Founders Could Not Have Devised A Trump-Proof Democracy

Writing in 1782, in the aftermath of the American Revolution, Thomas Paine exclaimed, “We are now really another people.” What…

2 years ago