Jonathan Miller, state treasurer (#140)
State Treasurer Jonathan Miller discusses his book,The Compassionate Community: Ten Values To Unite America, and the ideas behind it with host Bill Goodman.
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No value is more celebrated in the human experience than compassion for others, says Jonathan Miller, Kentucky’s state treasurer. But instead of focusing on good public policy built on compassion, many politicians of both parties emphasize the “three P’s”—power, patronage, and pork projects. In his book, Miller, a devout Jew, names specific programs across the country that act on core values he says are needed to unify America.