A selection of favorites from the editors of Ordinary Times
Gabriel Conroy examines the appeal to disbelief.
In which the victory of Roy Moore deflates the myth that Trumpism is primarily about Trump.
The true legacy of racism.
Parting thoughts on the former next Madame President. (Or: I listened to 16 hours of Hillary Clinton so you don’t have to.)
Trump’s campaign hats are why Trump won
There’s been a stunning lack of candor about the staying power of the ACA.
I miss the days when late night comedians didn’t talk about politics all the time.
Country music loses another…
Conservatives continue to deal with the death of fusionism and the challenge of figuring out what comes next.
On Saturday New Zealand has an election, who are the main players and what are the big issues?
How do you verify identity in a digital democracy?
Holy fishing Christ! Notes about a recent horrifying/riveting book about a murderous punk rock gang in early 80s Los Angeles.
In properly describing Donald Trump as a white supremacist, Jemele Hill joined a crowd of people who have done precisely the same thing. The White House’s response to her having done it though? It was very different.
The latest Stephen King horror adaptation plays like a big summer blockbuster
Against the recommendations of positive psychology
Everyone thinks they can get Amazon’s new headquarters; is it already a done deal?
Is “God” a necessary component to undergird universal human rights? And if so, what kind of God best serves the purpose and how compatible is the biblical God, and/or God of the various orthodox traditions with said purpose?
Pretty Much What It Says On The Tin
The inability to recognize another person’s humanity is how it is that Michael Bennett ended up being handcuffed on the ground, after having been threatened.
Asking whether or not one should exercise to lose weight isn’t the same as asking whether or not someone can. Dave puts a recent Vox article into its proper perspective and asks “do they even lift?”
So it begins…
Netflix’s and Marvel’s The Defenders is underwhelming, underpowered, and unimpressive. And yet, it might one day not be.
Practice makes perfect.
What makes practice?
You people are really disappointing both Joel Osteen and the authors of the Nashville Statement. You are going to need to fix that if you want to be back in their good graces.
Hurricane Harvey has had a devastating impact on the people of Texas. The whole country could be seeing some significant resulting changes as well.