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Why science communication needs more storytelling

by Emma Frances Bloomfield Today’s post comes from our colleague Emma Frances Bloomfield, Associate Professor of Communication Studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, who studies the intersection of science, religion, and politics from a rhetorical...

Amish Culture Prizes Peace − But You Wouldn’t Necessarily Know It from a Stop in Amish Country Tourist Towns

by Susan Trollinger Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared at The Conversation. We are grateful to republish it here at rightingamerica. Gift items for sale in Walnut Creek, Ohio, in May 2023. Photo by Susan Trollinger Ohio’s Amish Country, located in...

Quantity over Quality: Creationist Copia at the Discovery Center for Creation and Earth History

by Emma Frances Bloomfield  Today’s post comes from our colleague Emma Frances Bloomfield, Associate Professor of Communication Studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, who studies the intersection of science, religion, and politics from a rhetorical...

The Rhetoric of the Lost Cause All Over Again, and Again

by Susan Trollinger Statue of Robert E. Lee in Richmond, VA. Photo by Salwan Georges of The Washington Post (2020) The other day, I was reading David Blight’s fine book, Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory, in preparation for a project that I am going...