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Roundup



  • Reflections On An Imploding Empire

    by Russell Rickford

    Progressive dissidents must meet the moment of Biden's inauguration by not settling for what liberal politicians offer on economic justice, human rights, environment, labor, and health. 



  • The Origins of Trump’s Slapdash, Last-Second ‘1776 Report’

    by Joshua Tait

    Putting the "1776 Commission" report into context requires understanding that it's not just a "conservative" project, but a product of a movement to define the United States as the realization of classical and Biblical civilization imperiled by relativism and multiculturalism. 



  • Yes, the Senate Can Try Trump

    by Keith E. Whittington

    The debates at the constitutional convention over the impeachment power don't give any suggestion that that power would be limited to current government officials. 



  • The Dying Art of Political Persuasion

    by David Bromwich

    "The work of changing people’s minds may succeed best when it recalls the affinity of political argument with morals and manners that have become second nature."



  • Bad Religion in the Ivory Tower

    by Jacques Berlinerblau

    Have scholars of religion and politics missed the rise of militant Christian nationalism because they follow an unspoken rule to "always posit religion at its best, secularism at its worst"? 



  • What Hank Aaron Told Me

    The author received a touching reply to a fan letter he wrote Hank Aaron in 1972. Writing a book about Aaron years later, he realized he didn't know the half of the burdens Aaron carried in pursuit of baseball immortality. 



  • White Americans have Weaponized the Idea of Girlhood

    by Crystal Webster

    The concept of childhood has elastic boundaries; in a racist society, those boundaries stretch to portray whites as innocents deserving protection and Black youth as dangerous and susceptible to punishment.