In Memoriam, Shimon Peres

In Memoriam Shimon Peres

We honor former president and prime minister Shimon Peres for his many contributions in pursuit of peace and progress for Israel. The world has lost one of the last great founders and leaders of Israel. May he rest in peace.…


How Global Elites Forsake Their Countrymen


How Global Elites Forsake Their Countrymen by Peggy Noonan “Something big is happening here with this division between the leaders and the led.” Provocative insights from Peggy Noonan. Full Article HERE


Elections 2016

Elections 2016 Register to vote now !   Upcoming Elections - Save the Date! Tuesday, November 8 The presidential election is coming up on Tuesday November 8 , but there are also many other federal, state and local elections this year. But why should I register to vote? Registering to vote is important for so many reasons,……


The Common Good at the 2016 Democratic National Convention

DNC GW on horse Convention Invitation 2016

The Common Good at the 2016 Democratic National Convention You are invited for lunch with TCG members, friends and special guests. Wednesday, July 27th, 1.30pm- 3:30pm Fogo de Chão, 1337 Chestnut St, Philadelphia $60 Per Person Our national conventions ignite important conversations about our goals and principles, and remind us of the civic responsibility for……


Michael Steele

M. Steele

About Michael Steele When he was elected Lt. Governor of Maryland in 2003, Michael Steele made history as the first African American elected to statewide office; and again with his subsequent chairmanship of the Republican National Committee in 2009. As chairman of the RNC, Michael Steele was charged with revitalizing the Republican Party. A self-described……


Brandon Stanton


About Brandon Stanton Brandon Stanton studied at the University of Georgia and worked as a bond trader in Chicago before starting “Humans of New York”—a photography and storytelling blog—in the Summer of 2010. Over the course of five years, “Humans of New York” (HONY) has built a devoted following of close to 20 million fans……


General David Petraeus

NEW YORK-- JULY 22:  Former CIA Director GEN David Petraeus during interview for CBS/Showtime documentary on CIA directors, New York, New York, July 22, 2015. (Photo David Hume Kennerly/GettyImages)

About General David Petraeus General (Ret.) David H. Petraeus is one of the most prominent U.S. military figures of the post-9/11 era.  During his 37-year career in the United States Army, General Petraeus was widely recognized for his leadership of the Surge in Iraq, which retrieved a desperate situation and reduced violence in Iraq by……


Oscar winner Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy on Monday, September 19, 2016


Oscar winner Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy joins us for “A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness” Monday, September 19, 2016 NYIT Theater on Broadway – 1871 Broadway New York, NY 6:30pm Reception | 7:00pm Screening | 7:40pm Q&A with director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy The evening will include a screening of her Academy-Award-winning work, “A Girl in……


Robin Wigglesworth


About Robin Wigglesworth Robin Wigglesworth is US markets editor, based in New York. He covers stocks, bonds, commodities, foreign exchange, derivatives, wealth management, stock exchanges and fund management. He was formerly capital markets correspondent, covering all aspects of the financial markets, but is particularly focused on trends in corporate debt, IPOs, equity markets, restructurings, a…


Jacob Weisberg


About Jacob Weisberg Jacob Weisberg is Chairman of The Slate Group, whose roster includes Slate magazine and Panoply, a podcast network. A native of Chicago, Weisberg attended Yale University and New College, Oxford. He worked as a writer and editor at The New Republic and covered politics for New York Magazine before joining the new……