The Ten Habits of Good Citizens

From a Wall Street Journal review by Leslie Lenkowski of the book by Richard Haass titled “The Bill of Obligations: The Ten Habits of Good Citizens”

Last month it was reported that, between September 2020 and September 2021, less than a quarter of American adults volunteered for a civic organization—the smallest share of the population since 2002, when the Census Bureau, along with AmeriCorps, the national service agency, began keeping track. Just half of the public said that they had helped friends or neighbors informally during the year—e.g., lending tools, tending children—and few did so frequently.