23 September 2014
Democracy in America
The Glenn Show
The Good Fight
The Mind Report
The Posner Show
Woodruff & Strauss
The Wright Show
The Good Fight (round 1)
Pros & Conn
The Week in Blog
The nexus of public affairs with religion, ethics and morality
Oct 19, 2011 — Robert Wright & Peter Singer
Peter’s book “The Expanding Circle,” thirty years later
The evolutionary origins of moral arguments
Human reason and moral progress
Would aliens share our morality?
Bob to humans: You’re not special
The joys of being a philosopher
Oct 13, 2011 — Nathan Schneider & Mike Konczal
A primer on Occupy Wall Street
Protesters’ brilliant/inane model of decision-making
The movement as an end in itself
Mike’s close analysis of the “We Are the 99 Percent” blog
Nathan: Maybe we need some utopianism right now
Possible end games for the protests
Oct 11, 2011 — Sarah Posner & David Weigel
Mitt vs. the anti-Mormons at the Values Voters Summit
Dave: These attacks are actually good for Romney
Will evangelicals stay home if Romney is the nominee?
Sarah: GOP attacks on Occupy Wall Street are short sighted
Eerie parallels to the start of the Tea Party
Can the movement avoid the guys with “Free Mumia” posters?
Sep 28, 2011 — Amy Sullivan & Ann Althouse
Does Obama have a women problem?
Women who play by the rules vs. men who don’t
Systemic sexism in an after-work poker game
A psychosexual history of Barack Obama
Was the stimulus too girly?
The women’s vote in the GOP primary is wide open
Sep 7, 2011 — Dan Savage & Ross Douthat
Dan: Monogamy can be a disaster for marriage
The social conservative case for infidelity
Ross accuses Dan of na
When cheating is the least bad option
Are open relationships morally praiseworthy?
The foot fetishist whose wife won’t proffer her toes
Sep 2, 2011 — Amy Sullivan & Richard Land
Is the religious right dead? And is that a stupid question?
Richard: Perry is Bush on steroids
Why Southern Baptists hate Obamacare
The Christian case for comprehensive immigration reform
What do voters deserve to know about a politician’s faith?
Questions for Obama about his Christian faith
Aug 30, 2011 — Sarah Posner & Michael Brendan Dougherty
Jon Huntsman, a non-grievance-based conservative
Michael: Huntsman is a Reagan-like figure
What fuels global-warming denialism?
Should we fear Christian Dominionism?
Secular Glenn Beckism in action
Does Obama get a free pass on his religion?
Aug 25, 2011 — Jeff Sharlet & Anthea Butler
Jeff’s new book, “Sweet Heaven When I Die”
Drinking with Cornel West
Far-right Christian hipsters who love to rock
Scenes from a Hell House (with real blood!)
Ready to die vs. wanting to die
Where hope comes from
Aug 14, 2011 — Amy Sullivan & Sarah Pulliam Bailey
Will Bachmann submit to her husband? (And is it sexist to ask?)
Critiquing the Newsweek and New Yorker Bachmann profiles
How crazy was Oral Roberts Law School?
Are Bachmann’s religious influences mainstream or fringe?
Rick Perry prays for Obama
Who will be the Huckabee of 2012?
Aug 11, 2011 — Ryan Lizza & Ramesh Ponnuru
Ryan’s blockbuster profile of Michele Bachmann
The hippie Christian philosopher who influenced Bachmann
Is she the Tea Party candidate or the evangelical candidate?
How economic and social conservatism fused
Is calling Romney “weird” code for “Mormon”?
Ramesh: The right learned the wrong lesson from the Bush years
Jul 28, 2011 — Anna Taylor Sweringen & Peter Laarman
Rev. Anna’s work for same-sex marriage in New York
The dead word and the living spirit
Fissures within the civil rights movement
The challenge of gays choosing to stay invisible
Anna’s journey toward a more generous faith
Would Paul have said “there is neither straight nor gay”?
Jul 25, 2011 — Michelle Goldberg & Michael Brendan Dougherty
Reading Anders Breivik’s manifesto
Why it’s wrong to call Breivik a Christian fundamentalist
What it feels like to share policy goals with a terrorist
Breivik as the perfect inversion of Al Qaeda
The trouble with the term “lone wolf”
Terrorism, misogyny, and the disease of ideologizing everything