Apr. 21, 2021—On the new Super Soul interview series on discovery+, Oprah Winfrey sat down with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jon Meacham, co-chair of The Vanderbilt Project on Unity & American Democracy and Carolyn T. and Robert M. Rogers Chair in American Presidency at Vanderbilt. View the clip below or listen to the entire conversation on Oprah’s Super Soul Conversations...
WATCH NOW: Meridian Int’l Center presents “Values Based Leadership” with Samar Ali and His Excellency Anders Fogh Rasmussen (Apr. 16, 2021)
Apr. 20, 2021—From Meridian International’s 2021 Diplomacy Forum: Values Based Leadership, featuring project co-chair Samar Ali interviewing former Secretary General to NATO, His Excellency Anders Fogh Rasumussen. U.S. diplomats are inherently champions of American values, such as democracy, rule of law, an independent judiciary, freedom of press, and fair and transparent elections. Likewise, Americans engaged in global...
Apr. 15, 2021—Republican leaders and political analysts have widely embraced and promoted that Donald Trump uniquely attracted working-class voters to the GOP. New research including survey data on voting behavior going back to the 1980s contradicts this assumption. In fact, Trump’s term in office stalled a long-term trend of White working-class voters moving to the Republican Party.
Feb. 22, 2021—America’s political fractures reach beyond polling places and into the church pews. Christian church leaders and laypeople should heed their faith’s fundamental creeds to foster “big tent” congregations where church members can practice what they preach by listening and modeling civil dialogue.
Jan. 15, 2021—Presidents’ words create national identity. For better or worse, presidential rhetoric tells the American people who they are. Ultimately, a president’s voice must provide the American people with a concrete vision of how—and more importantly, why—to move forward together.