The Common Good

Henry G. Brinton

Blog Posts by Henry G. Brinton

Posted by Henry G. Brinton 35 weeks 51 min ago
This year, some have given up Facebook for Lent. Others joined the “National Day of Unplugging” on March 7-8, putting away their phones, tablets, and laptops for a 24-hour digital Sabbath designed to...
Posted by Henry G. Brinton 1 year 6 days ago
Macy's decided to open its doors to shoppers on Thanksgiving Day at 8:00 p.m. Time magazine reports that people are denouncing the move as “greedy, misguided, and unfair to the employees...
Posted by Henry G. Brinton 1 year 26 weeks ago
Memorial Day is a day to remember. A solemn holiday, it reminds us of the men and women who have died serving our country. Wreath-laying ceremonies and concerts fill the weekend, along with the...
Posted by Henry G. Brinton 2 years 16 weeks ago
When the Summer Olympics opened in London, there was a version of a religious ritual in the Olympic oath, procession of athletes and lighting of the flame. This was no accident because the modern...