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A Declaration by American Evangelicals Concerning Donald Trump
A Declaration by American Evangelicals Concerning Donald Trump

A Declaration by American Evangelicals Concerning Donald Trump Imperfect elections and flawed candidates often make for complicated and difficult...

Estonian Declaration of Independence, or Manifesto to the Peoples of Estonia (Manifest Eestimaa rahvastele), Feb. 23, 1918
Estonian Declaration of Independence, or Manifesto to the Peoples of Estonia (Manifest Eestimaa rahvastele), Feb. 23, 1918

Editor’s Note: This somewhat flowery document, that makes some nods to our July 4, 1776 Declaration, was issued in the...

Strictures Upon the Declaration of Independence of Congress at Philadelphia, October 15, 1776
Strictures Upon the Declaration of Independence of Congress at Philadelphia, October 15, 1776

Editor’s Note: Originally published anonymously in 1776, this 32-page missive against our July 4, 1776 Declaration of Independence was...

A Declaration of Liberty by the Representatives of the Slave Population of the United States of America, July 4, 1859
A Declaration of Liberty by the Representatives of the Slave Population of the United States of America, July 4, 1859

After the capture at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, of the white abolitionist, John Brown —  who believed that only an...

Black Lives Matter Declaration — State of the Black Union (2015)
Black Lives Matter Declaration — State of the Black Union (2015)

Editor’s Note:  “We the People, committed to the declaration that Black lives matter, will fight to end the structural...

An Essay favoring American Independence (Oct. 22, 1776) that Rebuts a British Declaration Against Independence (Sept. 19, 1776)
An Essay favoring American Independence (Oct. 22, 1776) that Rebuts a British Declaration Against Independence (Sept. 19, 1776)

Editor’s note:  Embedded within this eloquent response by a South Carolina patriot is the full text of a snotty...

MyDeclaration & OurDeclaration

A Declaration of the Rights of the City and Citizens
A Declaration of the Rights of the City and Citizens

A DECLARATION OF THE RIGHTS OF THE CITY AND CITIZENS By Dr. Benjamin Barber Preface: The Importance of Rights...

Declaration of Interdependence
Declaration of Interdependence

Declaration of Interdependence By Dr. Benjamin Barber We the people of the world do herewith declare our interdependence as...

Jefferson’s Declaration about Our Declaration
Jefferson’s Declaration about Our Declaration

Editor’s note:  A week and a half before he died — on Independence Day in 1826 – in the...

A New Declaration for Trump’s America
A New Declaration for Trump’s America

(Note from Detroit Free Press editorial:  The Republicans who control the White House and Congress have had a lot...

A new Declaration of Independence — from the Republican health care plan
A new Declaration of Independence — from the Republican health care plan

When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to say, “Enough already!”, those people...

Declaration of Independence from President Trump
Declaration of Independence from President Trump

Donald Morrison: A new Declaration of Independence By Donald Morrison When in the Course of human events, it becomes...

Recent Blog Posts

An homage to Benjamin Barber — and a woefully belated note of gratitude
An homage to Benjamin Barber — and a woefully belated note of gratitude

Never put things off. That was drilled into my noggin at a young age, and I’ve practiced it as...

A way cool visionary Declaration — for the sake of our future
A way cool visionary Declaration — for the sake of our future

I hardly know where to start — I guess first, with this amazing declaration — a Declaration for the...

Constitution High School Students’ MyDeclarations Rock
Constitution High School Students’ MyDeclarations Rock

On October 5, I paid a visit to Constitution High School, and held my latest exchange with students from the class...

Three Books on the Declaration: Chris’s recommendation
Three Books on the Declaration: Chris’s recommendation

It was heartening to receive today a supportive email from David Armitage, chair of Harvard’s vaunted history department, and...