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Politics and Religion


Has Common Sense Abandoned Our Long-Treasured Rule of Law Only For Political Advantage? The Outcome of Our Votes In The Midterms May Tell Us

Trump's constant attacks has had a highly deleterious effect of major consequences on our democracy.

The Rise of Christian Nationalism

The Christian nationalist movement long ago identified control of the Supreme Court as decisive for its agenda of rolling back progressive reforms.

Christian supremacist Alito takes his crusade to Rome to sneer at the world

Justice Samuel Alito has mocked foreign criticism of the decision that reversed Roe v. Wade during a speech he delivered in Rome.

Trump’s legacy: more Americans now think it is right to harass and threaten scientists

Trump's legacy is a dangerous and vociferously anti-science section of between a quarter and a fifth of the US adult population.

The GOP’s Army of Christian Nationalists and White Supremacists Poses a Danger Greater Than You Know

Nothing threatens American democracy more than the religious extremist factions teaming up with far-right fascist groups with guns.

America Is Growing Apart, Possibly for Good

When we think about the US, we make the error of imagining it as a single nation, a marbled mix of Red and Blue people.

‘Americans kneel to God’: Trump advocates for Christian nationalism, hints at presidential run

While speaking at an event held by Turning Point USA in Florida, Trump claimed "Americans kneel to God, and God alone".

Donald Trump’s new plan to completely destroy America

Trump retaking the White House is such a horror that it may be difficult to consider the shape of things that would follow.

Why People Are Anti-Science – And What We Can Do About It

Science faces a massive task to win the 'culture war' unleashed on the planet by the political right in the USA in alliance with evangelicals.

A Potential Historic Political Shift Is Taking Place Among Evangelical Christians

Strains within the evangelical community have resulted in significant numbers of people defecting from the right.