The Common Good

Henry G. Brinton

Blog Posts by Henry G. Brinton

Posted by Henry G. Brinton 39 weeks 2 days 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 5 weeks 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 30 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 20 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...