The Briefing 08-23-17

Explanations of the eclipse reveal clash of worldviewsWall Street Journal (Daniela Hernandez) — Final Eclipse Plans Under Way as Celestial Event NearsAtlanta Journal-Constitution (Fiza Pirani) … [Read more...]

The Briefing 08-22-17

Why is guilt more powerful than ever before if belief in God has faded?The Hedgehog Review (Wilfred M. McClay) — The Strange Persistence of GuiltHorizontal vs. vertical: The important … [Read more...]

The Briefing 08-21-17

Is the left winning? Why America seems to be moving in only one cultural directionWall Street Journal (David Gelernter) — The Conservative ‘Resistance’ Is FutileWhat does a divided America tell … [Read more...]

The Briefing 08-18-17

Goodness of marriage, family, and work validated in ‘millennial success sequence’AEI (W. Bradford Wilcox and Wendy Wang) — The millennial success sequence: Marriage, kids, and the ‘success … [Read more...]

The Briefing 08-17-17

Australia moves to adopt same-sex marriage as sexual and religious liberties collideNew York Times (Jacqueline Williams) — Australia’s Gay-Marriage Vote Is Divisive, Even for Gay-Marriage … [Read more...]

The Briefing 08-16-17

Head of Scotland’s national arts agency calls for gender inclusivity by coercion in church leadershipThe Times (Jason Allardyce) — SNP faces call for female priests and mullahsPot paradise in … [Read more...]

The Briefing 08-15-17

What does the rising number of cremations tell us about shifts in America’s worldview?New York Times (James Barron) — In a Move Away From Tradition, Cremations IncreasePyre fit for a King: … [Read more...]

The Briefing 08-14-17

Tragedy in Charlottesville as alt-right, white supremacist protesters clash with counter-protestersNew York Times (Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Brian Rosenthal) — Man Charged After White Nationalist … [Read more...]

The Briefing 08-11-17

Jeffress’ North Korea comments prompt debate about moral authority of PresidentWashington Post (Sarah Pulliam Bailey) — ‘God has given Trump authority to take out Kim Jong Un,’ evangelical … [Read more...]

The Briefing 08-10-17

War of words: Tensions at a fever pitch between United States and North KoreaUSA Today (Jim Michaels) — Kim Jong Un is cruel and dangerous but not crazy, North Korean experts sayAnglicans … [Read more...]

The Briefing 08-09-17

In the name of inclusion, Google fires employee for not toeing the ideological party lineUSA Today (Elizabeth Weise and Jon Swartz) — Diversity Debate Divides Silicon ValleyWSJ (Jack Nicas) … [Read more...]

The Briefing 08-08-17

Wisconsin company embeds microchips in employees, raises questions about mark of the beastUSA Today (Holly Meyer) — 'Mark of the beast?' Microchipping employees raises apocalyptic questionsNew … [Read more...]

The Briefing 08-07-17

Richard Dawkins event cancelled over criticism of Islam. Why the double standard?The Guardian (Alison Flood) — Richard Dawkins event cancelled over his 'abusive speech against Islam'Insecurity … [Read more...]

The Briefing 08-04-17

President Trump makes argument for Western civilization in Poland speechFinancial Times (Gideon Rachman) — Donald Trump’s speech on the west lacks convictionA promise they cannot keep: Church of … [Read more...]

The Briefing 08-03-17

Safe, legal, and rare no longer: Oregon legislators adopt aggressive new abortion lawNational Review (Editors) — Oregon’s Radical, Grisly Abortion LawThe Federalist (Bre Payton) — Oregon … [Read more...]

The Briefing 08-02-17

Who defines futility? Charlie Gard and the debate over parental rightsTime Magazine (Alice Park) — When Parents and Doctors Disagree on What Futile MeansLawyer appointed to represent Charlie … [Read more...]