Arthur C. Brooks

Arthur C. Brooks teaches at the Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School, and from 2009 to 2019 served as president of the American Enterprise Institute. He is a columnist for the Atlantic, and his more than one-dozen books include Love Your Enemies: How Decent People Can Save America from the Culture of Contempt (2019).

April 2024, Volume 35, Issue 2

America’s Crisis of Civic Virtue

The problem for democracy today is not capitalism; it is a decline in public honesty and civility. But there is an opportunity to revive our sense of national community, if we seize it.