American politics


Pilgrims in our own country: the Christian Confession and the Christian Conundrum

Ben Peterson | 5 Oct 2018 | ABOVE |  
tags: American politics, Benedict Option, Christianity


What’s behind the stridency of the radical left?

James Schall SJ | 20 July 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: American politics, liberalism, radicalism, socialism


Revisiting Jimmy Carter’s truth-telling sermon to Americans

David Swartz | 18 July 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: American politics, American presidents, Jimmy Carter


The prehistory of the Alt-right

Jeffrey Tucker | 13 March 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: alt-right, American politics, conservatism
The new movement has some very unsavoury progenitors


Calling all electors: throw the election to the House, and you just might save our country

Graham Walker | 04 November 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: American politics, demagoguery, Election 2016
Pre-empting the perennial danger of demagogy.


Getting America onto the right track

Carolyn Moynihan | 30 August 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: American politics, moral ecology, social ordering
A few things have improved, says a Heritage report, but the moral ecology is fragile.


Clinton or Trump for president: What that says about America

Sheila Liaugminas | 09 June 2016 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: American politics, big government, Democratic nominee, Donald Trump, Election 2016, Hillary Clinton, Republican nominee, subsidiarity


Does America suffer a malaise?

Sheila Liaugminas | 12 January 2016 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: American politics, federalism, leadership, U.S. elections, Western civilization


Diagnosing the American illness

Justin Dyer | 07 January 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: American politics, Keynsian economics, Obama
What will politics look like after Obama?


Classic cinema: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Ruth Maramis | 18 March 2014 | POPCORN |  
tags: American politics, Frank Capra, idealism


More immigrants proposed for America (well officially at least)

Shannon Roberts | 29 March 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: American politics, Border security, Hispanic
The US continues to debate what should be done with the country’s many illegal immigrants who currently pay no tax. New proposed legislation could put the more than 10 million illegal immigrants on the road to citizenship, along with allowing thousands of new workers in to the country. However, it will also hold businesses more responsible for verifying that all their employees are legal citizens. If passed, the legislation will mean the most significant changes to US immigration law in nearly 30 years.


From the trumpeter, an uncertain sound

Godfrey Hodgson | 25 November 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: American politics, international relations
A faded president, discredited rivals, and a dysfunctional political system spell trouble for the United States - at home and in the world.


Wanted: a new Mario Savio

Kevin Ryan | 26 July 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: American politics, young adult
Young Americans need to find their voice and put their bodies on the political gears.


Constitutional violence?

Christopher Blunt | 13 January 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: American politics, Arizona shootings, free speech
Precisely because of America's free speech tradition, violent attacks on elected officials are very rare.


The clash over core American values

Godfrey Hodgson | 27 May 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: American politics, international relations, morality
The great contest of the United States in 2010 is about the moral nature of American society.


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