White evangelicals are fading, powerful, baffling

James Haught

“Overwhelmingly, 81 percent of white evangelicals voted for Donald Trump — a twice-divorced vulgarian who calls women “pigs” and “slobs,” brags about extramarital affairs…”

James A. Haught
Published in: Charleston Gazette-Mail, Counterpunch, Gilmer Free Press, Kearney Hub, RICentral, The Sun Chronicle, Savannah Now Morning News, The Frederick News-Post, Times Union, Online Athens, Courier & Press, The Star Democrat, ArcaMax
Date: November 30, December 2,3,4,5,6,2016
508 Words

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Bending the Arc

Robert Koehler

“Maybe this much is true. Donald Trump, pseudo-president-elect, loser of the real election, charismatic stump-speech populist whose actual ability…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Dreams, Huffington Post, Critical Studies, The Smirking Chimp, Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer Free Press, Free Press, LA Progressive, Tribune Content Agency
Date: November 22,23,24,26,28,30, December 6,2016
864 Words

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A milestone for America’s culture

James Haught

“Slowly, relentlessly, America’s culture is undergoing profound change. But the transformation mostly is under the radar, hardly noticed…”

James A. Haught
Published in: The Orange Leader, The Gilmer Mirror, San Francisco Informer, Transcend Media Service, Chicago Activism, Satish Sharma’s Rotigraphy Blog, Counterpunch, Tacoma Weekly, Savannah Now Morning News, Online Athens, ArcaMax
Date: October 14,15,16,17,18,2016
562 Words

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None of the Above

James Haught

“Western civilization has entered the long-predicted Secular Age when the power of religion over society gradually recedes. Europe started”

James A. Haught
Published in: Carolina Coast Online, Counterpunch, Grassroots Press, The Hur Herarld, Savannah Morning News, ArcaMax, The Bulletin 225, Go Upstate, Lenconnect, Gilmer Free Press, The Review
Date: August 31,September 1,2,4,5,6,2016
553 Words

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The Church’s Turn Toward Nonviolence


“For its first three centuries, Christianity required the practice of active nonviolence as taught by Jesus. The early Christians refused to serve the Roman Empire or kill in its wars, and so they were routinely arrested and killed…”

Rev. John Dear
Published in: Huffington Post, Counterpunch, Pace e Bene, Transcend Media Service, Pax Christi USA, The PeaceWorker, Gilmer Free Press
Date: April 20,21,25,26 July 8,2016
1394 Words

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The Tide of History Flows Left

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“One of my history-minded friends has a long-range political view summed up in three words: Liberals always win. Complex social struggles may take centuries or decades, he says, but they eventually bring victory for human rights, more democratic liberties, a stronger public safety net, and other progressive goals.

Look how long it took to end slavery. Generations of agitation and the horrible Civil War finally brought triumph for liberal abolitionists and defeat for conservative slavery supporters.”

Author: James A. Haught
Published in: Counter Punch
News Sentinel Knoxville
The Salem News
Common Dreams
The Johnstown Breeze
Our Future Blog
Charleston Gazette-Mail
Hanford Sentinel
Gilmer Free Press
La Progressive
Date: August 2,3,5,9, September 15,16,2015

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