Ross Douthat

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US senator Lindsey Graham: found himself encircled and jeered. Photograph:   Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images)

It was a Republican, vice-president Mike Pence, who most exercised the crowd in the US Capitol last week. It was another, senator Lindsey Graham, who (...)

All Together Now headliner  Iggy Pop: the septuagenarian  is making a living as the Andre Rieu of the moshpit generation. Photograph: Bjorn Tagemose

Sorry to disturb your Saturday morning nap, but has it ever occurred to you that we live in an age of stagnation, entropy and inevitable decline? Amer(...)

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York: New York State  has millions of baptised Catholics, but the faithful are accustomed to tuning out messages from their bishops. Photograph: John Moore/Getty

In a sense it’s not surprising that a renewed debate about abortion would begin in New York State, which passed a law last week – since imitated, to m(...)

The referendum on the Eighth Amendment will be held on May 25th.

I’m not sure people who want to defend the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution know how extreme their position is. Extreme, that is to say, not by th(...)

Men and women are different. On this, almost everyone acquainted with reality agrees. How different is the more controversial question, to which there(...)

Police officers stand guard during a protest in Times Square in support of the Black lives matter movement in New York on July 09, 2016.   AFP PHOTO / KENA BETANCUR

The centre is not holding. We are not a country in open revolution. We are not a country under enemy siege. We are the United States of America in th(...)