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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.

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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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good causes & bad advocates

The organization’s reckless and misleading use of its imprimatur is poisonous for public debate.

Enviro-Mental

Members failed to produce enough votes to block the cultivation of two new GM crops.

Merkelmentum?

Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats defied pollsters’ predictions on Sunday, trouncing Martin Schulz’s Social Democrats in a closely watched election in Saarland.

"Peak" Oil?

The UK may have just found its biggest new reserve of offshore crude this century.

Land of the Rising Gun

Shinzo Abe is not letting the North Korean crisis go to waste.

Recovery?

The Obama Recovery didn’t do much for the housing sector.

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