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Republican Legislation vs. Laws People Want–disturbing

Is our Republican party serving us? Disturbing research on legislation people have supported since 1990 vs. the Republican platform. Click here 

New tax bill on churches and charities-Interesting take

Check out this analysis of the new tax bill’s impact on churches and charities. Click here

The real path to a Roy Moore victory: Voter Suppression

Have a look at this piece analyzing bold voter suppression with great influence on our democracy. Click here

Discerning the Christian path–not the powers’

Have a look at Chuck Redfern’s thoughtful piece on Christians who follow the Christian path, not the powers. Click here 

David Gushee and Marcia Pally in Conversation: Evangelicals and Republicanism

Here’s the new conversation with David Gushee, American Academy of Religion president and evangelical ethicist, and Marcia Pally, NYU professor and author of The New Evangelicals. Click here

When the rich said ‘no’ to getting richer

Check out this piece on when the rich understood the “common good” and contributed to it with taxes that left them well off but also greatly helped our public infrastructure and resources . Click here

Responding to Nazis: Make Fun of them

In the wake of Charlottesville, have a look at how Germans respond to Nazis: make fun, not war. Click here. 

The poor and middle were doing better–now the very rich are

staggering, saddening charts on the growth of income inequality in the world’s richest nation. Click here

How to make friends across faiths…from across the faiths-you gotta see this

the videomakers went around the world to make this series of videos on friendship and combating prejudice across faiths; click here

A Tale of Two Covenants: populism–its history and present impact

this piece just out on populism–it’s history and traditions that are having such influence on the present. Click here  

the nation and planet’s future–politics aside, no, really

a provocative assessment of the world we’re leaving for our (grand)children. Politics aside, what should people of all political and religious stripes could be doing about it. Click here

Macron v. Le Pen: Both Ineffectual Solutions of the Past

Here’s my piece on Emmanuel Macron’s win over Marine Le Pen in the May 2017 French presidential election. Macron’s approach yields Le Pen’s–and both are moribund. Click here

Asymmetric Warfare: The First Three Thousand Years

With an eye on Syria, Afghanistan, North Korea, and other longstanding and not-so-long conflict zones, have a look at my piece on warfare ethics that might guide us better. Click here

Trumped-up Solutions: Why is Trump appealing and what can we expect now?

Trump is not an exception in US politics; he’s absolutely traditional. Check this out, about Trump’s appeal to so many Americans–the full talk and short segments for on-the-go. Click here

Christian Covenant: Why do we need all this God-talk? (Conversation 21)

Conversation 21 in my series on relationality and public policy is live: Christian Covenant: Why do we need all this God-talk? Click here. It also includes the discussion: Loving oneself, loving others–a zero-sum game? For the complete series, click here 

Marcia Pally

Professor Marcia Pally

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