📘 News Articles

Here are some noteworthy news items I've read. Inclusion in this list does not necessarily indicate endorsement of a view.

I attempt to keep links to articles with lasting relevance and I weed them out from time to time if I feel their time has come and gone.

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There’s Only One Way to Fix Air Pollution Now
  • Climate
February 21, 2024
A Gentler, Better Way to Change Minds - February 17, 2024
Republicans Are No Longer a Political Party - February 13, 2024
February 6, 2024
  • Politics
February 07, 2024
Part of Me Will Always Be Grateful for James Dobson
  • Christianity
February 07, 2024
A 639-year-long John Cage organ performance strikes a new chord in Germany
  • Culture
February 06, 2024
The GOP’s True Priority
  • Politics
February 06, 2024
Colleges Are Lying to Their Students
  • Culture
February 02, 2024
'You gotta be tough': White evangelicals remain enthusiastic about Donald Trump
  • Christianity
  • Politics
January 21, 2024
Middle-Earth Heroes
  • Culture
January 16, 2024
Disqualifying Trump Is Not Antidemocratic
  • Politics
January 10, 2024
After Dobbs Supreme Court Ruling, Little Change on Legal Abortions
  • Culture
  • Politics
January 06, 2024
Don't look so blue, Neptune: Now astronomers know this planet's true color
  • Culture
January 06, 2024
How Republicans have changed their tune on Jan. 6
  • Politics
January 06, 2024
9 ways to get healthier in 2024 without trying very hard
  • Health
January 02, 2024
New California law banning guns in most public places takes effect
  • Culture
January 02, 2024
Why My Favorite Strength Training Equipment is a Backpack Made for Distance Running
  • Running
January 02, 2024
Axios Explains: The racist history of Trump's 'poisoning the blood'
  • Politics
January 01, 2024
December 29, 2023 (Nikki Haley and the death of the Republican Party)
  • Politics
January 01, 2024
Selling Friends
  • Culture
December 27, 2023
Why Trump Won’t Win
  • Politics
December 15, 2023
What Trump Could Do With a Second Term
  • Politics
December 05, 2023
In Praise of Repair Culture
  • Christianity
  • Culture
December 05, 2023
My Father, My Faith, and Donald Trump
  • Christianity
  • Politics
November 28, 2023
Trump Is Becoming Frighteningly Clear About What He Wants
  • Christianity
  • Politics
November 22, 2023
The Problem With Turkey Trots
  • Running
  • Culture
November 21, 2023
America is Big Mad
  • Politics
November 20, 2023
‘Christianity Will Have Power’
  • Christianity
  • Politics
November 20, 2023
Hamas Must Go
  • Politics
November 14, 2023
Why I’m Hopeful About the Future of Palestine and Israel
  • Politics
November 08, 2023
Why Does God Allow the Innocent to Suffer?
  • Christianity
November 03, 2023
Putting Politics Back in Christmas - Theology in the raw
  • Christianity
October 31, 2023
Self-Checkout Is a Failed Experiment
  • Culture
October 18, 2023
The Israel-Hamas War and Academia's Activist Problem
  • Politics
October 18, 2023
The Bible on Self-Defense: A Response to Doug Wilson - Theology in the raw
  • Christianity
October 05, 2023
The Agony of the School Car Line
  • Culture
September 18, 2023
Don't Spy On Your Kids' Phones
  • Culture
September 16, 2023
The Only Productivity Hack That Works on Me
  • Productivity
September 16, 2023
Richard Hanania and the Allure of Racist Pseudoscience
  • Race
September 15, 2023
Actual Indoctrination Comes to Public Schools
  • Race
September 13, 2023
How American Democracy Fell So Far Behind
  • Politics
September 08, 2023
The Fourteenth Amendment Fantasy
  • Politics
August 30, 2023
Trump Is Constitutionally Prohibited From the Presidency
  • Politics
August 20, 2023
The American Evangelical Church is in Crisis. There's Only One Way Out.
  • Christianity
July 25, 2023
Oregon Tried a Bold Experiment in Drug Policy. Early Results Aren’t Encouraging.
  • Politics
July 20, 2023
Despite What the Logging Industry Says, Cutting Down Trees Isn't Stopping Catastrophic Wildfires
  • Climate
July 18, 2023
Sound of Freedom wants to raise awareness about child trafficking. Here’s what it’s really doing.
  • Politics
July 14, 2023
Climate denialism has burnt to a crisp
  • Climate
July 09, 2023
Here's what happened when affirmative action ended at California public colleges
  • Race
June 30, 2023
Eat More MSG—You Know, for Your Health
  • Culture
May 20, 2023
Tim Keller: How American Christianity Could Grow Again
  • Christianity
February 05, 2023
The Brutal Alternate World in Which the U.S. Abandoned Ukraine
  • Politics
December 22, 2022
The Far Right Is Getting What It Asked For
  • Politics
December 02, 2022
How to address antisemitic rhetoric when you encounter it
  • Race
December 01, 2022
Why Is Booz Allen Renting Us Back Our Own National Parks?
  • Culture
November 30, 2022
What the Bible Says About Social Media
  • Christianity
November 22, 2022
What Is Contrition Without Reparation?
  • Race
November 15, 2022
Let’s Declare a Pandemic Amnesty
  • Covid
October 31, 2022
Big Money Bought the Forests. Small Logging Communities Are Paying the Price.
  • Culture
October 16, 2022
Mask-wearing reduces COVID incidence by 53%, study shows
  • Covid
October 16, 2022
What actually is critical race theory anyway?
  • Race
October 16, 2022
Why White Voters With Racist Views Often Still Support Black Republicans
  • Race
October 16, 2022
Come along as we connect the dots between climate, migration and the far-right
  • Politics
October 03, 2022