But as a result of a protracted-term rise in income inequality and the variability of social policy among the states, minimum protections for the poor have remained weak and uneven. It would be a saintly liberal who didn’t really feel somewhat schadenfreude on listening to the Pope contradict certain shibboleths of the self-described spiritual proper. The Liberal Story is now collapsing, and thus far no new story has emerged to fill the vacuum. With his nativist and purely transactional view of politics, he threatens to be democracy’s most reckless caretaker. The author discusses what the Harper’s letter aimed to accomplish, his concerns about Black Lives Matter, Twitter, and the media’s give attention to COVID-19 mortality rates among people of colour.
So they will both go fully secular, or maybe they will embrace a more liberal Islam. And I think Muslims who are conscientious about their religion ought to work on … Read More