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the-world-according-to-glenn-part-two-excerpt In the second part of their conversation with the firebrand author, Damir and Shadi ask Glenn if he considers himself a man of the left, why he finds himself increasingly disliked by American liberals, and whether he would have considered serving under a Bernie Sanders administration. They also discuss whether
April 17, 2021
to-attack-the-founding-excerpt It is one thing to attack what we have done; it is quite another to attack who we are. In remarks this week, America’s ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, conflated the two in a somewhat unusual way—particularly for someone who is meant to represent the United
April 16, 2021
selfishness-american-resilience-excerpt Earlier this week, I happened to recall a conversation from last April. A friend and I had stumbled upon the theory that poor countries were going to end up more resilient to COVID-19 than rich ones. In places where hospitals are rare and medical facilities rudimentary, we argued, people avail
April 09, 2021
dispatches-from-the-bubble-excerpt Matt meets Shadi and Damir in person for the first time and talks about his political upbringing, his short stint on Capitol Hill, and what it's like working for Republicans in D.C. Required Reading: "Decadence Doesn't Sound All That Bad," by Matt Winesett (Wisdom of Crowds)
April 09, 2021
why-christianity-failed-excerpt If there was ever a time for Christianity to make a triumphant return to a once Christian country, that time would be now—or perhaps five years ago. If there was a vacuum in American political life, due to a growing sense that something wasn’t quite right, then something
April 02, 2021
what-mass-shootings-do-and-dont-tell-us-excerpt Sometimes there is no obvious political motive.
April 01, 2021
american-faith-excerpt I was recently introduced to the beautiful writing of Wallace Stegner by my friend Rachel Rizzo. I’ve been reading a collection of his essays titled Marking the Sparrow’s Fall which, though drawn from various publications throughout his life, amount to a love letter to the American West. But
March 26, 2021