Politics & Society

Empathy for the demagogue

On July 13, Trump’s human vulnerability was palpable. The threat he poses to democracy remained as real as ever.

The shared root of antisemitism and White supremacy

Historian Magda Teter identifies an endemic rot at the center of Christianity.

How roads hurt animals

Ben Goldfarb’s book on road ecology has expanded my understanding of what makes a livable city—and world.

A church politics of nondomination

Liberal Anglicans and Methodists often face a tension between LGBTQ inclusion and anti-colonialism. But we don’t have to choose.

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