Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Tag: Patriotism

Why can’t we just play ball?

The militarization of sports and the redefinition of patriotism.

Patriotism, taxes, and Trump

The Republican tax plan will make things worse by burdening the middle class and the poor even more.

‘My Flag’s Bigger Than Yours’ and Other Patriotic Myths

Some say the Democrats flipped the script at last month's convention by recapturing the flag from Republicans. The thing is, writes Lynn Sherr, that stuff belongs to all of us.

The Five Principles of Patriotism

True patriots seek to confirm and strengthen and celebrate the “we” in “we the people of the United States.”

The Choice of Patriotism

Inclusive patriotism is our national creed. It is born of hope. Mean-spirited, exclusive patriotism is new to our shores. It is born of fear.

The Lie of Patriotism

A U.S. ranger who served in Afghanistan and a Marine who was in Iraq put light on the dangerous myth that America has built around its "warriors." Now, in acts of civil disobedience, they are determined to right the wrongs of war.

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