What mounting calls for accountability ought to indicate for all of us

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Barbara S. Held is Barry N. Wish professor of psychology and social scientific tests emerita at Bowdoin Higher education.

The word “accountability” pops up regularly these days — with phone calls to maintain to account those responsible for police misconduct, frozen Texans, the Capitol insurrection, life lost needlessly to COVID, households divided at the border. The Republican Accountability Project both equally enlightens and heartens.