Tea Party could hold rally before Republican convention

Two dozen tea party and like-minded groups are trying to organize a rally that would take place the day before the Republican National Convention begins and feature former presidential candidates Michelle Bachmann and Herman Cain. The Tampa Bay Times reports that the conservative Unity Rally 2012 could take...

The important questions: What will art in the Age of Trump look like?

“You know what the fellow said,” Harry Lime famously muses toward the end of Carol Reed’s post-war noir The Third Man. “In Italy, for 30 years under the Borgias, they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed, but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and the Renaissance. In Switzerland,...

GOP Rep. on Campus Free Speech: Students and Faculty Are ‘Forced Into Self-Censorship’

BY: Kathryn CovertJuly 27, 2017 1:24 pm Rep. Jim Jordan (R., Ohio) said Thursday on Capitol Hill that free speech on college campuses is at risk, as students and faculty are “forced into self-censorship” for fear of  “triggering, violating a safe space, a micro-aggression, or being...

Labor movement turns to social activism to attract millennials

x Embed x Share CLOSE SEIU Local 1’s Paul Nappier says the younger generation understands the struggles of “poverty wages.” “They’re prepared to take action. They’re prepared to organize. They’re prepared to fight and we’re seeing they’re prepared to...

Being Eastern Catholic, writing about evangelicals

Christ Pantokrator in the apse of the Cathedral of Cefalù, Sicily, Italy. Mosaic in Byzantine style. – by Gun Powder Ma, 2007 (Christ_Pantokrator,_Cathedral_of_Cefalù,_Sicily.jpg) (CC BY-SA 3.0 [https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en]), via Wikimedia Commons I am Eastern Catholic, and I...

Render Them Unable: More on MacLean’s ‘Democracy in Chains’

In her new book Democracy in Chains, the Duke historian Nancy MacLean accuses libertarians of working in secret with Charles Koch to undermine democracy. Also, their ideas come from the plantation, and they all revolve around the late economist James Buchanan, who was motivated by opposition to the Supreme...

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