Learning from the example of Martin Luther King Jr.

Learning from the example of Martin Luther King Jr.

Learning from the example of Martin Luther King Jr. Written by Derek Monson  January 14, 2022 Fictional heroes are often venerated in popular media and entertainment for their superhuman accomplishments. Next week we honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – an...
Utah’s successful vote-by-mail program

Utah’s successful vote-by-mail program

Utah’s successful vote-by-mail program Written by Derek Monson  December 17, 2021 A group recently submitted an application for a ballot initiative that would repeal access to vote by mail (VBM) for most Utahns, based on fears over the security of vote by...
New teacher guidelines would strengthen their standing

New teacher guidelines would strengthen their standing

New teacher guidelines would strengthen their standing Written by Derek Monson  November 26, 2021 Originally published by Deseret News. The first legislative proposal to expand transparency in Utah’s public school curriculum was presented to policymakers this...
Solving our civic challenges: A Q&A with Andy Smarick

Solving our civic challenges: A Q&A with Andy Smarick

Solving our civic challenges: A Q&A with Andy Smarick Written by Derek Monson  November 18, 2021 Many disagreements in politics and public policy come down to differences in “fundamental principles and priorities,” according to Andy Smarick, senior fellow...