Come join the AZ FWD Book Club while we discuss The Bill of Obligations by Richard Haass on Zoom!
The Bill of Obligations is a bold call for change. In these pages, New York Times bestselling author Richard Haass argues that the very idea of citizenship must be revised and expanded. The Bill of Rights is at the center of our Constitution, yet our most intractable conflicts often emerge from contrasting views as to what our rights ought to be. Haass argues that rights alone cannot provide the basis for a functioning, much less flourishing, democracy. The ten obligations that he introduces reenvision what it means to be an American citizen. They are not a burden but rather commitments that we make to fellow citizens and to the government to uphold democracy and counter the growing apathy, anger, selfishness, division, disinformation, and violence that threaten us all.
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