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Articles by Theodore R. Johnson (page 3)

May 29, 2022 2:16 pm

Memorial Day—for All Americans

We may disagree with one another about our vision for our country, but so did the soldiers, sailors, airmen, and…
Theodore R. Johnson
May 26, 2022 5:30 am

The Tangle of Trumpian Conspiracy Theories

How the “Big Lie” about the 2020 election, the “Great Replacement” theory, and other fringe ideas are entwined.
Theodore R. Johnson
May 17, 2022 5:30 am

What Do Black Americans Think About Roe v. Wade—and Why

The data and the dread.
Theodore R. Johnson
May 6, 2022 5:30 am

Where Have All the Leaders Gone?

Cynical opportunism has moved from the edges of our politics to its very center. We urgently need to stop rewarding…
Theodore R. Johnson
April 14, 2022 5:30 am

Will 2022 Be the Year of the Black Republican?

How the dynamics of polarization and movement conservatism could work in their favor.
Theodore R. Johnson
April 11, 2022 5:30 am

What’s Democracy to You?

Americans’ perceptions of democracy, patriotism, and other terms of civic language vary based on race and party.
Theodore R. Johnson
March 21, 2022 6:31 pm

Ketanji Brown Jackson: Patriotism and Pride

What’s in a name? A lot.
Theodore R. Johnson
March 15, 2022 5:30 am

Are Black Voters Really Leaving the Democratic Party?

Electoral capture is real.
Theodore R. Johnson
March 8, 2022 2:32 pm

Congress Passes Historic Bill Making Lynching a Federal Hate Crime

After hundreds of attempts across more than a century, a federal antilynching bill now awaits the president’s signature.
Theodore R. Johnson
March 7, 2022 5:30 am

Explaining the Ukraine Invasion

Putin’s pretexts, realists’ rationales, and Russian identity.
Theodore R. Johnson