• 10 things we can learn from the founding fathers of America about rebuilding democracy, surviving the pandemic, and finding personal happiness

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    Thomas E. Ricks is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, military history columnist for The New York Times Book Review, and a visiting fellow for the history department at Bowdoin College.
    The following is an excerpt from his book, " First Principles: What America's Founders Learned from the Greeks and Romans and How That Shaped Our Country. "
    In it, Ricks breaks down the philosophies of the first four American presidents and shares how the US can use these principals to shape today's democracy around the public good.
    "We should question the view that the government...
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