Democracy Cafe, the Podcast

Democracy Cafe, the Podcast

Always love it when I find a new passion that blends and builds on longstanding ones.  I have been truly fascinated with people and their stories since I was a wee one, and hopefully Democracy Cafe and Socrates Cafe both are a reflection of that — at their most...

Passing along the torch

Not only are our flagship endeavors, Socrates Cafe and Democracy Cafe, a moveable philosophical and democratical (my invention) feast — gathering places and spaces sometimes close, so people have to find a new venue at which to convene (the Socrates Cafe I...

Democracy Cafe now in Poland

Very cool that our new initiative, ‘Democracy Cafe, A System Unrigged, is catching on abroad. Here’s an email we just received: Democracy Cafe and Socrates Cafe in Kraków, Poland Hi Chris, a little update from us from Kraków, Poland – we start with 2...
A Transformation from Rottenness to Ripeness, and a Lesson in Forgiveness: The story of Elwin Wilson, former KKK member, and John L. Lewis, civil rights activist and member of Congress

A Transformation from Rottenness to Ripeness, and a Lesson in Forgiveness: The story of Elwin Wilson, former KKK member, and John L. Lewis, civil rights activist and member of Congress

In light of the tragic events in Charlottesville, VA (I’m a Virginian, as most know, and I attended the University of Virginia for a year before transferring to the College of William & Mary), this account I relate briefly in my Philosophy of Childing of the...