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Ideas, Arts, and Culture (page 2)

February 25, 2021 5:30 am

QAnon and the Satanic Panics of Yesteryear

What they can teach us about what to expect.
Daniel N. Gullotta
February 22, 2021 1:37 pm

How George Washington Didn’t Lead

Sometimes, greatness resides not in what you do but in what you don’t do.
Lindsay M. Chervinsky, Noemie Emery, David Head, and Craig Bruce Smith
February 22, 2021 5:30 am

What Ails Our Politics?

Many things, but perhaps the state of the American family most of all.
Brent Orrell
February 6, 2021 5:30 am

The Shiny Shallowness of Today’s Country Music

Music Row puts out songs that ignore or even make light of the serious human problems that were once country staples.
Scott Yenor and Greg McBrayer
February 6, 2021 5:30 am

It’s Not Your Fault Your TV Doesn’t Work Right

Increasingly complicated and complex home entertainment systems and standards demonstrate just why we should hope theaters never go away.
Tony Davis
January 29, 2021 5:30 am

Signs of (Civic) Life

Robert Putnam revisits his ‘Bowling Alone’ thesis. But there are shifts and stories that the data can’t capture.
Alexandra Hudson
January 23, 2021 5:07 pm

Jackson’s Out, the Franklins Are In

How to understand Joe Biden’s choice of Oval Office art.
Daniel N. Gullotta and Kelsa Pellettiere
January 22, 2021 5:30 am

The Origins of Trump’s Slapdash, Last-Second ‘1776 Report’

It can be understood as the other side of the coin to Michael Anton’s angry ‘Flight 93’ argument.
Joshua Tait
January 22, 2021 5:30 am

Fragments of Rage

The neuroscience of how social media and fake news are hijacking our brains and fomenting violence.
Brent Orrell
January 20, 2021 5:30 am

Inauguration Day Is What’s Best About America

A chance for affirming and renewing our belief in our founding principles.
Craig Bruce Smith