Author Archives: George Hawley

The Alt-Right’s Moment Has Come and Gone

A new book argues that the fledgling white nationalist movement’s own mistakes and deep opposition helped bring it down.

America’s Polarization Has Nothing To Do With Ideology

We feel less strongly about policy and ideas than you think. So why the divide?

Some Conservatives Have Been Against Capitalism for Centuries

They just haven’t been that effective.

The Alt-Right Is Not Who You Think They Are

Southern, uneducated, generational racists? Not quite.

Is There Really a Racial Divide Between North and South?

Polling shows things have changed.

No, Americans Are Not Polarized By Ideology

Most people do not possess a system of logical constraints when it comes to politics.

Is the Religious Right to Blame for Christianity’s Decline?

The movement is one of the most dramatic failures in American political history.

What Americans Think About Open Marriages

They are not becoming more accepting of infidelity.

How Many People Actually Feel ‘White Guilt’?

The efforts of the “Social Justice Warriors” don’t appear to be working, survey data show.

Does the Religious Right’s Decline Help the Alt-Right?

There isn’t a strong relationship between religious observance and racial attitudes.