I have been taking a much closer look at notable documents written around the time of the American Revolution, like Common Sense and The Federalist Papers. At the same time, I’ve been exploring the books, articles, people, and institutions that have contributed to my own political education, and therefore my own political philosophy and identity.
My most recent batch of reading and research has made me wonder: If I were to write my own political manifesto, treatise, or pamphlet today, what would it look like? And who would I want to read it?
What about you? If you were to write your own political manifesto, treatise, or pamphlet today, what would it say? And who would you want to read it?(more…)