Discussion – Balancing Individual Interests & the Common Good

By , March 31, 2021

Join the Wisconsin Academy of Letters and Science for a Roots of Democracy series discussion: Balancing Individual Interests and the Common Good, via Zoom. This online discussion and Q & A is open to the public! Just Register Now to participate, then mark your calendar for April 15, 2021, from 6:00pm to 7:30pm to join in. 

“Americans today find themselves in the grip of a global pandemic and climate crisis as well as racial and economic inequality—big problems that can only be addressed through government leadership and citizens’ participation. There is an inherent tension in the U.S. Constitution between  “the general welfare” and “the blessings of liberty.” In the face of these seemingly opposite propositions, how can American democracy support solutions for such significant problems? “

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