Many Americans continue to be shocked by alarming portrayals of January 6th. But certain possibilities and realities about the day are simply not being heard.
Tag: President Donald Trump
The Committee Hearings on January 6th have been ignored as a political ploy by many Americans, including people of faith. That’s a mistake.
Dehumanization is wrong. Of course, we all know that … UNLESS we’re talking about Those People who believe truly awful things, right?
Although John McCain passed away in 2018, his influence has extended far beyond that into 2020 and the election itself, in ways few people have fully considered.
If it’s true yesterday “did not reflect the core of who we are as Americans,” the siege of our nation’s capital does say something about who many of us are becoming. Is this just another step on a downward spiral, or could it become a legitimate turning point for our nation’s trajectory?
If we want to cultivate public confidence in the election, condemning or dismissing entirely those with concerns about the vote won’t help us get there. And making space for a little suspicion and caution shouldn’t hurt either.
What’s helpful about intersectionality, and how it can also be harmful (on both sides of the political spectrum). This continues our series on anger in America today (See also “Anger and the Modern Prophetic Voice”)
With the Supreme Court at the front of center stage in the American public eye, the upcoming religious liberty cases are seeing a lot of light.
Living in a pandemic is scary enough. But when we can’t figure out what is true (and even the data gets politicized), it makes things all that harder. That makes it even more important to think critically and look into different perspectives.
Rather than reflecting a breakdown or departure from our established political system, as many have proposed, I would argue Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination is an outcome of long-standing efforts and hard work well within that system.
What happens when most Americans stop trusting our institutions? We’re about to find out.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg knew what she stood for and inspired all who knew her name. The world needs more people like her.