Civil Discourse


December 31, 2021 • Blog

Saying Goodbye is Never Easy

After nearly 19 years as VP and resident Jiminy Cricket, December 31, 2021, is my last day with the Georgia Public Policy Foundation.




June 25, 2021 • Commentary

To Do No Harm, Protect Donor Privacy

Imagine you make a donation to a nonprofit organization that inspired you enough to want to support their good work. Now, imagine this gift became public information. For most people, […]

June 18, 2021 • Commentary

The Joy in Juneteenth

In the 1860s, news traveled slowly. There was no Twitter, no 24-hour cable news, no talk radio. For many enslaved people on the Western Frontier, news of their emancipation arrived […]

May 28, 2021 • Commentary

A Day of Honor, a Sacrifice of a Lifetime

Nearly 5 million people died in the Korean War, a conflict that began in June 1950 and ended in July 1953. More than half of those killed were civilians – a civ

June 12, 2020 • Commentary

Reforming Policing While Preserving Law Enforcement

Systematic reform within the criminal justice system has become prevalent in the public discourse in the wake of recent events, including the tragic deaths of t

March 13, 2020 • Commentary

Coronavirus: Self-isolation, Community Unity

It isn’t just the social-media memes about toilet paper that are bright spots amid the finger-pointing and politicizing over the COVID-19 pandemic and the ever-

September 27, 2019 • Commentary

The Search for Civility and Civil Society

“Civil society” is the latest catchphrase in public policy circles, and for good reason. Personal responsibility and individual initiative have been relinquished to government in unprecedented measure and, related to […]




July 17, 2018 • State Policy Network

State Policy Network Profiles Kyle Wingfield

The State Policy Network interviewed Kyle Wingfield, who became the president and CEO of The Georgia Public Policy Foundation in April 2018. The State Policy Network interviewed Kyle Wingfield, who […]