Can Songs Save a Nation?

By Mark Rodgers  I was dismayed by the recent Pew survey on increased polarization in American society, and not just in politics.  This has been a trend line a long time in coming, with converging causation from Congressional redistricting to Crossfire.  But when both...

Songs That Shape Laws

By Mark Rodgers The great social movements are rarely the result of isolated legislative decisions made by a handful of people. Often, legislative change is the response to a cultural revolution. It took me only a few years working on Capitol Hill to recognize the...