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Horror in Dayton

by William Trollinger Bodies removed from the scene of the mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio on August 4, 2019. Photo credit: John Minchillo of AP. Thanks to all of you who have reached out in response to this weekend’s mass shooting here in Dayton. There are no words for...

Science Denial, White Supremacy, and Two Escapes

by William Trollinger “Flat Earth | Conspiracy Theory VOL.1” by Daniel Beintner is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0  I keep saying it. The denial of mainstream science, white supremacy, and the evangelical attachment to right-wing politics were all...

Taking Hate Seriously, or, Countering Christian White Nationalism

by Camille Lewis Camille Kaminski Lewis is currently a Lecturer in the Department of Communication Studies at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. She holds a Ph.D. from Indiana University in Rhetorical Studies with a minor in American Studies. Her...

Creationists Deny Global Warming (or, Deny that Global Warming Matters); The Bible Tells Them So

by William Trollinger “station fire – residents evacuate briggs terrace” by Anthony Citrano is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 It sounds as if it comes straight from the Exxon public relations machine, except for the bizarre biblical twist. According to the young Earth...