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Emma Green on the search for a good life

Heidi Deddens
Heidi Deddens is the managing editor of Comment magazine. She holds an MA in Interdisciplinary Humanities with a focus on English Literature from Trinity Western University, where she was managing editor of the university's literary journal. Born and raised in Western Canada, she now lives in Ottawa.

This year has revealed that the American way of life is “either unattainable, unaffordable or uninspiring for many,” writes Emma Green. Is it time to build radical forms of community? And can we do so without losing our civic vocabulary and empathy for one another?