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Mark Hillman’s Capitol Review - American equality is truly revolutionary

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Equality of all citizens is a uniquely American concept.

Historian G.K. Chesterton said, "America is the only nation in the world that was founded on a creed."  That creed comes from the Declaration of Independence:

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

Opinion: Setting the table for rural-urban collaboration at spur

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Food brings people together - around the dinner table, at picnics, and on restaurant patios. Sometimes, though, food production and its complexities spark a tension between rural and urban communities and drive us apart. But today, no matter where we live, the urgent challenge of feeding our world while grappling with diminishing water and land resources has to bring us all together as never before, to create new opportunities and solutions and protect the planet that sustains us all.