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Business Trumps Politics

Do billionaires make good leaders?

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How to Save the Millennial Faith?

Five appeals we can make to Christianity

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Humiliation and Reconciliation

What medieval penance can tell us about making modern-day amends.

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What Trump Gets Right (and Wrong) About Muslims

More surveillance and suspicion won’t reduce terrorism.

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How Does Your Child Grow?

Parents—like gardeners—must be humble, patient, and flexible.

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X or King?

Two sides of the American republican tradition.

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Game of Plot Holes

A treasured series is slipping.

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The Immature Generation

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Are Conservatives Reforming Criminal Justice?

The right’s program for reducing incarceration remains a hard sell to red-state voters and legislators.

Give Grace to Moms

No parent is omnipotent, and even the best need a helping hand.