Donald Trump

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A Crisis for democracy and a boon for populism

 One danger to democracy: disconnecting democratic procedures from their purposes. We think democracy remains because the surface trappings do, but the essentials may be lost.  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

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

Populism, Nativism, Isolationism–Trump’s trump?

Check out my new Commonweal article on why Trump appeals to so many. Click here

Trump as Strategist

Early thoughts on what Trump needs to do to keep the Republican party–and the nation. Click here

Trump-Apostle for America’s Civil Religion

Whether you think Trump is savior or enemy, he is “us.” My thoughts on what brought the 2016 presidential election. Click here

False saviors: Trump, Cruz, and the Gospel of the Quick Fix

click here for my column on the false saviors of political quick-fix-ism

The tragedy and futility of Trumped-up solutions

click here for a look at my column on Trump and quick-fix, violent “solutions” to violence.

Marcia Pally

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