The Hop Celebrates a Construction Milestone
The topping-off ceremony and beam placement marks a new phase in the Hop’s expansion.
The Commercialization of Juneteenth Backfires for Big Brands
History professor Matthew Delmont says the new federal Juneteenth holiday is an opportunity to celebrate Black Americans who fought for freedom and equality but notes it is hard not to worry about it being “watered down or distorted.”
The Southern Baptists Are Having a Come-to-Jesus Moment
In an op-ed, religion professor Randall Balmer outlines the history of the Southern Baptist Convention. “Turns out the Roman Catholic Church has nothing on the Southern Baptists when it comes to covering up sexual misconduct,” he writes.
We Can’t Even Agree on What Is Tearing Us Apart
An op-ed quotes Associate Professor of Government Sean Westwood on the issue of “sorting,” in which voters are drawn to parties that best capture their views and makes them more cohesive, but can also move them toward more extreme positions.