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in Tavern, What's New

October 1, 2014

What’s the big idea with Constitution Cafe?

By Christopher Phillips

Teddy Roosevelt asserted that “the people themselves must be the ultimate makers of their own Constitution.” How do you become a “maker” of the Constitution? Does that mean you have to be a Framer of the Constitution itself and set about revising it or amending it? Roosevelt, for one, meant that we each …

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in Books, Visit & Events, What's New

August 8, 2014

Help Re-imagine the Republic at the Constitution Café

By Bill Sullivan

Christopher Phillips wants to get rid of the Constitution and start over again. Well, not exactly. But he does want us to think about what we would do if we could start over. The William & Mary alum (Government major, naturally) will be leading the conversation in a “Constitution Café” Monday, …

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in Visit & Events, What's New

March 27, 2014

Albie Sachs: “A hero is a sandwich you can get in New York”

By Bill Sullivan

What’s it like to participate in a successful revolution? To write a new constitution? Albie Sachs, who helped to end apartheid and build a new democracy in South Africa, will present “The Soft Vengeance of a Freedom Fighter”  at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 30, at Hennage Auditorium. A reception and book signing …

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in Connect, Visit & Events, What's New

March 19, 2014

Debate considers a “United States of Europe”

By Bill Sullivan

A collegial debate marked the final public session in this week’s Williamsburg-CSIS forum on the future of the European Union. New York Times columnist Roger Cohen moderated the exchange, which considered the motion, “A United States of Europe?”

Jörg Asmussen

Jörg Asmussen, a Social Democrat currently serving as Germany’s deputy labor …

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in What's New

November 2, 2010

Did social media influence your political choices?

Were your election choices affected by the online community? Share your thoughts on politics in the age of blogs in iCitizenForum.

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in What's New

October 12, 2010

Is it time to tear down the walls around immigration reform?

From Jamestown Island in the 17th century to Ellis Island in the 19th century, America is a nation of immigrants. Do our current laws serve existing citizens and new citizens equally well?

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