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 […]

The White Evangelical Vote: An Irony of American Religio-Political Culture

The White Evangelical Vote: An Irony of American Religio-Political Culture Political Theology Network May 22, 2022 By Marcia Pally Why is populism persuasive and specifically persuasive to these religious Christians? Said another way, what makes right-wing populism seem, to deeply […]

The Tragic Irony of Populism

The tragic irony of populism is that once-productive, government wary anti-authoritarianism and community localism can distort into exclusionary, us-them suspicion of the “deep state” and “outsiders,” ending us at racist violence and the Jan. 6 riot at the US Capitol Building. Read more here