To Know Your Country Is To Love Your Country
We recently received this comment on the Civics Nation Facebook Page about our article on Trump’s “Stop the Steal” Big Lie: “You people wouldn't know facts if they slapped the shit out of you. First how many people have been charged with insurrection?...read more
Donald Trump committed the worst act by any president in US history when he falsely attacked the results of the 2020 election. His Big Lie called “Stop the Steal” incited a violent insurrection at the Capitol on January 6, 2021, and continues to stoke...read more
Q: I think we tend to confuse nationalism with fascism. I personally believe there is nothing racist nor facist about being a nationalist (love for one's own country/patriotic). After the 9/11 attack on our country, America was at its peak on nationalism,...read more
Q: So, can we agree there isn't one bit of difference between Fascism and Communism? A: No, we can't agree on that. Fascism and Communism are both authoritarian forms of government, but all similarities stop there. The main impulse of Fascism is...read more
The original purpose of Bitcoin was as a revolutionary technology launched against a corrupt economic system. Instead of traditional capitalist forces like innovation, risk, and hard work, the global economy had been captured by finance capitalism in which financial...read more
The GameStop stock controversy is revealing a fraud of Wall Street and it’s also revealing limitations of capitalism.The Reddit group that pumped GameStop very closely mirrored a lot of the pump-and-dump schemes that were widespread in cryptocurrency...read more
Since President Trump’s impeachment acquittal in the Senate a few weeks ago, he’s become quite fond of putting his thumb on the scales of justice. Today, during his press conference at Andrews Airforce base, the president said of some recent court cases,...read more
The Second Amendment was written to prevent the Federal government from taking away the arms needed to form a state-run militia. As such, the Second Amendment is completely out of date and in need of an overhaul.One of the most popular political memes on...read more
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“I know of no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them, but to inform their discretion by education. This is the true corrective of abuses of constitutional power.”
— Thomas Jefferson
Why we need Civics Nation….
“You cannot run a functioning democracy unless you have acceptable sources of objective facts…otherwise, we’re just going to become two shrieking bands of people who automatically distrust anything that comes from the other side.”
— Ted Koppel, National Geographic “Explorer,” March 6, 2017 (source)