Today’s communitarianism is more moral/spiritual, while the 90’s version was more strictly sociological.
The Communitarian Revival | by
Important piece by in scanning the growing 21st century communitarian movement. A central argument of our at
I read recently from a fellow philosopher that is "not a particularly good place for healthy debate." That charge is difficult to sustain after reading this very good and timely piece on the "communitarian revival" by
"Tribalism, Brooks argues, is appealing because it helps forge a type of community. But 'it is actually the dark twin of community. Community is based on common humanity; tribalism on common foe.'”
"From politics to commercial culture, the United States has become tremendously 'me' oriented, & consequently the American people are bleeding social capital by forsaking meaningful relationships with one another," writes .
From : "[JEC Chairman] Mike Lee has launched a multi-year endeavor named The Social Capital Project 'that will investigate the evolving nature, quality, and importance of our associational life [ie: ‘civil society’].'" Read more here
Loneliness & the #opioid epidemic are connected to each other + the rise of tribal & identity politics. #communitarian values could help fix the crisis. Read this by #podcast via
“Social isolation, distrust... extreme political polarization... have also opened up space for a renewed focus on matters of personal and civic virtue, civil society, social capital, and community.” Must #read by ⁦⁩ via ⁦⁦
"From politics to commercial culture, the United States has become tremendously 'me' oriented, and consequently the American people are bleeding social capital by forsaking meaningful relationships with one another," writes .
Very good piece on the rise and fall...and possible rise?...of communitarian thinking in America.
Remember communitarianism? Etzioni, Putnam, etc. Is it time for a revival?
A deep look at the social fabric work of and the emerging civil society movement.
A look at the work of of in the context of a swelling movement towards community. Americans are hungry to rediscover the bonds of empathy. shows this in this piece from