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Culture War

February 22, 2023 5:30 am

A Catalogue of the GOP’s Paranoid Preoccupations

From COVID vaccines, to unsecured borders, to commie public schools, to an abusive executive branch, the right is scaring itself…
Bill Lueders
February 2, 2023 5:30 am

Trump’s Escalation in the ‘Gender War’

Even as the former president tries to energize his tired campaign by pushing on trans issues, is a window opening…
Giselle Donnelly
January 30, 2023 5:13 am

Dark and Nasty Republicans Propose Drag Brunch (and Maybe Gay Pride) Bans in Several States

The free speech party strikes again.
Tim Miller
January 25, 2023 5:30 am

Lying to Parents About Trans Kids Hurts Kids

It’s better for children if their parents are involved in their decision to transition—or not.
Mona Charen
January 19, 2023 2:25 pm

A Better Way to Fight Abortion

Plus: What was the real driver of Donald Trump’s foreign policy?
William Saletan
December 13, 2022 5:30 am

Do Americans Even Know How to Agree?

A new report from More in Common suggests that the moderate middle could win the “History Wars.”
Mona Charen
December 6, 2022 5:30 am

The Problem with Making Rape Survivors Prove It

Hostility. Charges of obstruction. Even, in some cases, jail time—not for the perpetrators, but the victims. Is it any mystery…
Bill Lueders
November 30, 2022 5:30 am

No, the U.S. Military Is Not Being Weakened by “Wokeness”

The world's greatest fighting force is stronger because it doesn't require recruits to uncritically embrace American mythology.
Theodore R. Johnson
November 28, 2022 5:05 am

Assessing #MeToo, Five Years On

The crimes. The culture. The questionable cases.
Cathy Young
November 18, 2022 5:30 am

In 2024, Will Republicans Run on Abortion or Run Away From It?

What we can glean from the midterm polling.
William Saletan