BY MARCIA PALLY, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR 06/29/22 2:15 PM ET Trump and Jan.6 epitomize America’s history of us vs them In yesterday’s surprise hearing on the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, Cassidy Hutchinson, an aide to Donald Trump’s then Chief of Staff Mark […]
I’m delighted and honored by the publication of my piece on the Jan. 6th riot in The Hill. It looks at the anger and violence as an ironic and tragic outcome of US culture and history–the other side of America’s bright political coin.
Evangelicals, Right-wing Populism, Trump: Not a Faustian Bargain Published in Theologische Literaturzeitung, Nov. 2019, pp 1084-1102. Introduction The 81 percent of white American evangelicals who voted for Donald Trump in 20161 drew substantial attention as it seemed that one of America’s […]
The U.S. is a representative democracy? Thoughts—and humor–on politics in the Trump era By Marcia Pally Die Tageszeitung January 20, 2017 as: “Das ‘We the people’ Gefuhl”` Visiting Europe since the Trump election, I’m not infrequently asked if, by being bad for […]
Redeeming Populism: The Promise of a Liberal Covenanted Republic By Marcia Pally ABC Religion and Ethics 3 May 2018 What makes populism work? Earlier this year, New York Times columnist David Brooks told NPR that, because “populism has deep roots in America,” he believed “Bannonism” would […]
Populist, Nativist, Isolationist: For Trump, It Was All of the Above by Marcia Pally COMMONWEAL, November 22, 2016 They wanted “change,” he promised change, and change most of all from the lying, corrupt, incompetent government of the last eight years. […]
“American Populism, Present Politics, and the 2016 presidential election” by Marcia Pally VIDEO: Presented at The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, Oct. 21, 2016
“Trump, American Populism, and Why American doesn’t know what to do with its own government,” By Marcia Pally VIDEO: Presented at Humboldt University-Berlin. Jan. 9, 2017 Please note: After the brief introduction in German, the presentation is in English.
Donald Trump: Apostle of America’s Civil Religion Religion and Ethics 16 Nov 2016 By Marcia Pally Trump gives voice, not only to American discontent, but to its political faith that it will be solved by ‘booting the bums out’. The […]
Machiavelli on the Potomac: What Will Donald Trump Do Now? Marcia Pally Religion & Ethics Friday 27 January 2017 Marcia Pally is a Professor at New York University in Multilingual Multicultural Studies and a permanent Fellow of the New York Institute […]