Archive: Amarnath Amarasingam
Politicians on the left and the right have always framed policy debates in much larger terms. Health care, taxes, gun rights, abortion, and the like have never been talked about as limited policy issues affecting a few million Americans, but as existential threats to American identity. Unfortunately, once in a while, someone may actually believe it.
By Amarnath Amarasingam | January 11, 2011; 03:24 PM ET | Comments (1)
As leaders of society, it does not reflect well on them that they need to be repeatedly forced to show our fellow citizens some basic respect and dignity.
By Amarnath Amarasingam | November 16, 2010; 10:20 AM ET | Comments (212)
Why does religion play such a central role in debates about homosexuality? Because it is one of the main battlegrounds of the culture war, which James Davison Hunter calls a "struggle to define America.
By Amarnath Amarasingam | October 12, 2010; 12:00 PM ET | Comments (3)