civics

  • 02.22.18

    Why The Common Good Disappeared And How We Get It Back

    In 1963 over 70 percent of Americans trusted government to do the right thing all or most of the time; nowadays only 16 percent do. There has been a similar decline in trust for corporations. In the late 1970s, 32 percent trusted big business, by 2016, only 18 percent did....

    In 1963 over 70 percent of Americans trusted government to do the right thing all or most of the time; nowadays only 16 percent do. 

    There has been a similar decline in trust for corporations. In the late 1970s, 32 percent trusted big business, by 2016, only 18 percent did.