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Atheism is Rising, But…

The number of Americans who say they don’t believe in God has been slowly-but-steadily increasing since the turn of the century.

Spirituality Isn’t Going Away

Religious affiliation is declining, but spirituality won’t go away. Can it be reconnected to religious institutions?

Churchgoers Less Likely to Believe in Ghosts

A world without God is unlikely to be a more “rational” world in the sense that Richard Dawkins and co. would like.

When God Goes Away, Superstition Takes His Place

A world without faith in God would not be a more rational or more humane place.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff

The real stumbling block to Democratic legislative power.

brave new world

An Australian account of China’s gains doubles as a bleak assessment of Obama’s legacy in the region.

Crude Economics

London is using both carrot and stick to keep offshore oil output up.

Greeks Bearing Debts

Greece’s recurrent crisis is the result of bad Greek and German decisions alike. Only one is in year eight of a depression as a result.

Frack Baby Frack

Abundant shale gas brought natural gas prices to historic lows—and made the US a net exporter of the hydrocarbon.

WRM Elsewhere

Walter Russell Mead tackles the question.

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