The more people are fixated on the mainstream culture war, the less likely they are to decide they want to do more challenging things like defund the Pentagon, says Caitlin Johnstone.
Tag: U.S. culture wars
Overcoming Christmas Controversies with Historical Realities
Today’s holiday culture wars continue an ancient struggle, as Nat Parry explores in this adaptation from his new book, How Christmas Became Christmas: The Pagan and Christian Origins of the Beloved Holiday.
Censorship Wave in US Education
PEN America notes that while fewer gag order measures have become law this year compared to 2021, this year’s spike in bills has included proposals that are far more punitive.
The Cultural Problem of Cheating & Lying
Widespread dishonesty in the U.S. — exemplified by Trump but coming long before him and going far beyond — threatens key pillars of society, writes Lawrence Davidson.