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Vice President Mike Pence at the White House in October. (Credit: Tom Brenner/The New York Times)

Christianity Today Editor Katelyn Beaty Says the ‘Pence Rule’ Isn’t the Answer to Weinstein-like...

by Katelyn Beaty When Harvey Weinstein’s decades of sexual predation came to light last month, one could hear the soft din of schadenfreude from many...

Amtrak Train Derailment Gets Stranger and Stranger With Each Revealed Detail

by Russell G. Quimby As a retired National Transportation Safety Board railroad and rapid transit accident investigator, the more I hear about the Dec. 18...

The Dangerous Moves of the ‘Christian Left’ Following Trump’s Election

by Janice Shaw Crouse Michelle Obama says she can “feel the difference” since the election. She claims that with her husband leaving the White House the nation...

Refusal to Hire Colin Kaepernick Tells All Black Athletes to Stay Silent

by Khaled A. Beydoun Sport is romanticised as a safe haven from the troubles and turbulence of society. But, in fact, it is a mirror of...

Study Shows People Who Keep Track of Political News Are Less Happy Than Those...

by Christian Schneider If you're reading this column, you're probably pretty miserable. (You're only one sentence in — trust me, it gets worse.) You see, if you clicked...

How the Mainstreaming of Colin Kaepernick’s Protest Became its Demise

by Trevor Beaulieu Colin Kaepernick's protest during the U.S. national anthem was originally intended to make a statement about state-sanctioned lethal violence against black people. But...

The Sexual Harassment Reckoning: Guidelines for Moving Forward

by the USA Today Editorial Board Tolerance of sexual misconduct by powerful men in America has shifted with stunning swiftness, a change as healthy as it is...

President Obama Is Smart, But Is He Wise?

“…Blessed be the name of God for ever and ever: for wisdom and might are his: And he changeth the times and the seasons:...

Rescued From Abortion, a Baby Named Destiny Is Already Changing Her World

A child born Monday morning in a Miami hospital was given the perfect name by her mother: Destiny. After all, it wasn't just the baby...

Kevin Shrum on Charlottesville & Sin

Charlottesville, Virginia, serves as a sad commentary on race relations in America. We are as divided as ever over our past, our present, and...
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneels during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams in 2016. Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow kneels on the sidelines before a playoff football game in 2012. (Stephan Savoia/Associated Press)

Tim Tebow and Colin Kaepernick: Two Kneeling Football Players Represent the Bifurcation of American...

At a rally Friday in Huntsville, Ala., President Trump called on NFL owners to release players who took a knee during the national anthem like...

If Evangelicals Want to Win Politically, They Need to Stop Thinking of America as...

Evangelical politics as an alliance between Roy Moore and Donald Trump illustrates a crisis of evangelical political activism and theology. by Nathanael Blake Politics makes for strange...

Mark Galli of Christianity Today Says the Biggest Loser in the Alabama Election Is...

No matter the outcome of today’s special election in Alabama for a coveted US Senate seat, there is already one loser: Christian faith. When...

Tavis Smiley Says Black Americans Could Support Donald Trump

With Hillary Clinton racking up more overwhelming victories in Super Tuesday primaries thanks to the overwhelming support of African-American voters, the conventional wisdom is that...

It’s Time for Hillary Clinton to Stop Blaming Others and Start Blaming Herself for...

Hillary Clinton's list of who's to blame for her 2016 election loss gets longer with every passing day. On Wednesday, in an interview with Recode's...

Michael Brown Urges Us to Remember that 24-Hour Cable “News” is Also Entertainment

by Michael Brown Do you know what 24-hour news networks have in common with professional wrestling? It can be summed up in one word: entertainment....

Dr. Michael Brown On Why Black Americans Don’t Trust the Criminal Justice System and...

by Michael Brown According to every reliable report, my young namesake Michael Brown was not shot in the back, nor did he have his hands...

Why Can’t a White American Be Filipino? By Michael Brown

Speaking at Oberlin College in 2001, transgender activist Lynn Hyckman stated that, "The basic assumption of transgenderism is the transgressing of gender norms. Whether...

Roni Dean-Burren, Ph.D. on How Black Christians Are Stalling Black Liberation

Church makes me sick. Christians make me sick. I really do mean that. They make me sick. Wait. Let me reword that. We make me sick. I regularly...

Duke University Professor William A. Darity Jr. on How Barack Obama Failed Black Americans

The country’s first black president never pursued policies bold enough to close the racial wealth gap. Born in 1953, I am a child of the...