This week marks the 400th year anniversary of the Mayflower Compact – But, will Kentucky’s students ever learn about this important advance in democracy and self-government?

As Joseph Loconte writes in “Resisting the Leviathan: The Mayflower Compact,” this week marks the 400th year anniversary of the signing of the incredibly important Mayflower Compact. Loconte writes: “The Mayflower Compact, signed on November 11, 1620, broke ranks with English political theory and practice, in which unelected monarchs issued decrees and ruled by divine…

It’s Veterans Day

It’s Veterans Day. And, as the US Department of Veterans’ Affairs points out, this day is to be “a celebration to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.” And, the Bluegrass Institute would like to start this post by adding our thanks to…

What Louisville’s Black Leaders Say About Their Schools – William Mansfield

William Mansfield has a remarkable and varied background. He is the President and founder of the Mansfield Institute for Public Policy and Political Engagement, which advocates with community stakeholders for the social, psychological, physical and economic needs of Millennial Americans. He also established the 3MG Investment Group helping pre-revenue and mid-size companies structure short- and…