Ben Sixsmith

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How American Liberalism is Co-Opting Islam

Rather than attack directly, it's transforming the faith into something more individualistic and materialistic.
Ben Sixsmith September 23, 2019

Beware the Boris in Trump’s Clothing

Brits either see him as either a savior from---or master of---destruction. They're both wrong. He's just not that good.
Ben Sixsmith July 15, 2019

Outraged Poles Turn Against Clergy Amid Church Abuse Scandal

Whether Catholicism can survive here depends on how the leadership addresses pedophilia in its ranks.
Ben Sixsmith June 4, 2019

Happy Birthday, Simpsons, But I Wish You Were Dead

It was going downhill at least 20 years ago and now it's a shambling embarrassment to its former self.
Ben Sixsmith May 8, 2019

Andrew Yang and His Gang

The Democrat dark horse and universal basic income advocate is finding support among former pro-Trump memesters.
Ben Sixsmith March 19, 2019

America’s Opioid Crime Family

The Sacklers of Purdue Pharma helped create our drug crisis. Now they're finally facing some accountability.
Ben Sixsmith January 30, 2019

The Church of England Just Wants to Be Liked

It's become a follower, not a leader, of British culture, offering flaccid ecumenicism and little more.
Ben Sixsmith October 11, 2018

The Hollywood Child Abuse Epidemic No One Wants to Talk About

It's time to cut to the dark heart of the child performer industry.
Ben Sixsmith September 21, 2018