Tag:civil society

  • We can’t solve societal ills without strong fathers

    We are living in an unprecedented time in American history. Never before have we had so many social issues or ills. From gun violence, teen pregnancy, incarceration, drug abuse, and the list goes on and on. As you read this, you are adding problems to the list yourself. If…

  • The government can’t love you

    As communism’s iron grip tightened around eastern Europe in the 20th century, the government became increasingly hostile toward relationships that didn’t center around the State. Civil society was crowded out, and in some cases outlawed, by the expansion of communist regimes that saw little use for friendship. Citizens were encouraged to…

  • Report: U.S. Among Freest Nations for Ease of Generosity

    RALEIGH — The philanthropy freedom index puts the Netherlands, United States, Sweden, Japan, Australia, and Mexico at the top. Turkey, Russia, Egypt, and China round out the bottom. Of the three metrics used, the U.S. scored highest in civil-society freedom: The right of individuals and groups to join forces and…