Posts tagged "identity politics"
Special Pleading: On the Identity Politics of “Blue Lives Matter”

Special Pleading: On the Identity Politics of “Blue Lives Matter”

Patrick Blanchfield considers the limits of identity politics, law, and compassion in light of "Blue Lives Matter" legislation in Louisiana.

Shifting Politics in the World’s Newest Nation

By Alex Thurston South Sudan, though less than six months old as an independent nation, already faces challenges to its political and cultural unity: rebels abound, opposition groups denounce the ruling party, and ethnic tensions simmer. Christianity has provided a powerful platform for political mobilization in the region’s past, and churches continue to represent the strongest...