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Thursday, December 14, 2017
Culture Wars
Arts

Why Do Conservatives Want The Government To Defund The Arts?

Conservatives have sought to eliminate the National Endowment of the Arts since the Reagan administration. In the past, arguments were limited to the content of specific state-sponsored works that were deemed offensive or immoral – an offshoot of the culture wars. Now the cuts are largely driven by an ideology to shrink the federal government and decentralize power.

February 6, 2017

Book Review: War! What Is It Good For? As A Metaphor, A Lot

“The sixties gave birth to a new America, a nation more open to new peoples, new ideas, new norms, and new articulations of America itself.”

June 28, 2015

‘The Culture War’ — A Battle The GOP Can’t Win

The argument is over and conservatives have lost. Some of them just don’t know it yet.

April 8, 2015

Culture Wars, Old And New

Republicans have struggled in the culture wars — but they’re gearing up for a new fight.

January 26, 2015