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Pew Research Center on “The Next America”

April 23, 2014

The Pew Research Center recently published a new study titled “The Next America”. In it, the organization discloses the continued massive demographic shift...

International

WWI Anti-German Propaganda: A Lesson in Foreign Policy

April 22, 2014

Check out some WW1 anti-German propaganda posters. This is intense imagery. One poster draws an ape in a German helmet grasping at the globe. A knife has been...

Kulturkampf

Why Democracy Can’t Tolerate Free Speech

April 20, 2014

It has become common for supporters of the ideological purges and attempts to silence opposition that have become an increasingly common tactic in the arsenal...

Chronicle

WWI Anti-German Propaganda: A Lesson in Foreign Policy

April 22, 2014

Check out some WW1 anti-German propaganda posters. This is intense imagery. One poster draws an ape in a German helmet grasping at the globe. A knife has been...

  • The Degeneration of American Evangelicalism

    March 16, 2014 • Folkways, Video

    For an American, one of the most striking signs of decline is the state of American evangelical Protestantism. Twelve generations ago, it gave us such figures as theologian Jonathan Edwards. Read—or listen to—Edwards’ Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God and you’ll see a faith far more robust in its knowledge and its passion [&hellip...

  • Whither American Nationalism?

    March 4, 2014 • Folkways, National

    One of the difficult realizations of the early 21st century is that America in the cultural sense does not equate to the United States. This wasn’t always the case, of course. The United States no longer have a coherent culture (now they’ve got at least two or three), but they used to. There’s a reason [&hellip...

  • California’s ‘Renegade Bakers’: Human Capital and Blue-State Red Tape

    January 31, 2014 • Folkways, National

    If you’ve lived in the West at any time in the last two generations, you’ve had experience with the sort of people caricatured in Office Space and Dilbert: middle managers who insist on regulating the minutest of minutiae, teachers who don’t let students use the restroom, people who file complaints or press charges based on [&hellip...

  • Christmas in the Roaring Twenties

    December 18, 2013 • Folkways, Video

    As happy with new, modern developments as the 1920s were, it’s obvious nearly a century later how much the character of the period owed to what came before it. This series of clips gives us a view of what Christmas looked like when the world had radio, motion pictures, and skyscrapers, but relatively little damage [&hellip...

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