Malawi is Just the Beginning: How Israel Changed the Political Narrative of an Entire Continent

The Palestinian cause was pivotal on the agenda of many African political parties in the 1970s and ‘80s. Over the last three decades, however, it has been pushed to the fringes of political discourse save for a handful of countries on the continent.

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In June 2020, Malawi’s opposition leader, Lazarus Chakwera, defeated Peter Mutharika in a rerun presidential election. With last year’s poll results annulled due to fraud or irregularity, Chakwera, a theologian, pastor, and former president of the Pentecostal denomination group known as the Malawi Assemblies of God, secured over 58% of the votes in

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New Study Finds Troubling Link Between Christian Nationalism and Trump Support

The only cultural explanation found to predict voting behavior as strong as Christian nationalism was the level of fear and antagonism toward Muslims.

Supporters of President Trump gather for a rally Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)

White evangelical Christians voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump, despite his well-documented character flaws and moral failings. It turns out that their support wasn’t just about hatred of Hillary Clinton or Trump’s promise to give them the Supreme Court of their dreams. A new study points to another more disturbing motivating force:

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