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Politics & SocietyShort Take
Gloria Purvis
Why do some members of our church, clergy and laity alike, perceive racial justice movements as more of a threat to the republic than the movement that led to the assault on Congress?
Politics & SocietyPodcasts
Gloria Purvis
Robert Pape, a political scientist at the University of Chicago, talks with Gloria Purvis about how the people who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 are not as different from ordinary Americans as you might think.
Supporters of then-President Donald Trump gather in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington Jan. 6, 2021, holding a large 13-star flag amid smoke.
Politics & SocietyEditorials
The Editors
The United States must be capable of holding to account those who abandon deliberative self-governance for a politics based on exploiting outrage and resentment.
Politics & SocietyFeatures
James F. Keenan
Social trust cannot be achieved without working through the long-standing resentments of those populist masses who perceive themselves as the ‘deplorables’ of the elite.
In this Sept. 1, 2021, file photo Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley speaks during a briefing with Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin at the Pentagon in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
America’s top military chief was scorched by right-wing media outlets after book excerpts depicted a series of pre-emptive moves, not to protect the nation from a new terrorist threat but to save it from its outgoing president.
Former president Donald Trump at a lectern.
Politics & SocietyNews
Jack Jenkins - Religion News Service
“We did a lot for the Catholic vote,” the former president said on a call announcing the launch of a new national faith advisory board. “So we’ll have to talk to them. We’re gonna have to meet with the Catholics.”