Reading Time: 13 minutes Famed author and thinker Peter Dale Scott offers hope — and enlightenment — to those despairing in the age of Trump.
Reading Time: 4 minutes If you still haven’t picked out your Halloween costume, here is some inspiration for those who take politics and political leaders seriously but not too seriously.
Reading Time: 3 minutes WhoWhatWhy reaches into its archives to remember a massacre with echoes of the Las Vegas attack.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A popular argument against removing Confederate statues is that it would be “erasing history.” If preserving history were the real concern, where are the monuments to great civil rights figures in the South?
Reading Time: < 1 minute WhoWhatWhy once again opens the treasury to bring out the golden nuggets of presidential twittery.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Paintings, drawings, and prints from a dynamic time when President Roosevelt saved America by putting people — including artists — back to work.
Reading Time: 3 minutes What do Donald Trump and evangelicals have in common? Everything and nothing. Evangelicals are some of his most loyal supporters. But to those with only a passing familiarity with the New Testament, that’s a religious mystery.
Reading Time: 3 minutes American exceptionalism, believing that the US is the greatest, #1, God’s country, increases the likelihood that some exceptionally awful things about America are ignored.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A senseless act of violence has left a US Congressman in critical condition and others injured. We pause to remember the admonition of Martin Luther King, Jr. that non-violence is both morally superior and the most powerful means for making change happen.
Reading Time: 6 minutes The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) is trying to raise awareness of and counter anti-Semitism. But its very definition of anti-Semitism has stretched the term to include any criticism of the nation of Israel, including its actions toward neighbors.