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Religious Freedom
America’s Village Atheists

How the history of atheism in America illuminates the country’s religious, and irreligious, future.

European Disunion
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Brexiting Britain

The futures of England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland are still up in the air.

Religion in America
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Holy Nation: America, Born Again

American Evangelicalism transformed its country—but only at the cost of being hollowed out itself.

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The Christian America That Never Was

The American evangelical movement’s manufactured nostalgia is failing to slake the soul’s thirst.

Scot Free?
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The Upside of a “Yes” Vote

Scotland’s pro-independence side may not succeed on Thursday, but it might not be such a bad thing for small government and balanced budgets if it did.

Apocalypse Still

Two new books on millenarian thinking hit (too) close to home.

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Infowar

Regular readers know the answer: not very effective at all.

Horn of Africa

…and that may not be such a bad thing.

The Inauguration

As Donald Trump takes the oath, an essay on the historical forces that have shaped this moment by Walter Russell Mead.

Recessional

Clearly a lot of frustration for the outgoing American President has been stored up in the Russian psyche.

the roots of populism

If the term “intellectual” only encompasses thinkers on the Left, then it is only natural that right-wing populists would turn it into a slur.

Rebuilding America

Paul Ryan will target $40 in private investment for every $1 his caucus approves in infrastructure spending.

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