The Atlantic Archives - Ethics & Public Policy Center

The Scandal Rocking the Evangelical World

The sudden departure of Russell Moore from the Southern Baptist Convention is forcing an overdue conversation about the crises of American Christendom.

An Interview with Dr. Francis Collins

EPPC Senior Fellow Peter Wehner talks with the director of the National Institutes of Health about the extraordinary effort to develop a COVID vaccine in record time, what surprised him the most about the coronavirus, the investigation into the virus’s origins, and whether any collateral good might come from this horrible pandemic.

Trump Is Marching Down the Road to Political Violence

The Republican Party must counteract lies rather than indulge them.

The GOP Is a Grave Threat to American Democracy

The best thing those who love the Republican Party can do for it is to speak the truth about it.

The Man Who Refused to Bow

Adam Kinzinger is a liberated individual—liberated from his party leadership, liberated from the fear of being beaten in a primary, liberated to speak his mind.

The Moral Inversion of the Republican Party

Republicans are at risk of being devoured by the forces they placed in control.

Many Republicans Own This Insurrection

Responsibility for the storming of the Capitol extends well beyond President Trump.

Some Republicans Have Finally Found a Line They Won’t Cross

The GOP needs leaders who will distance their party from the wreckage and the ruin the president has brought.

Cowards are Destroying the GOP

Those who have hoped that Republican leaders would begin to break free from Donald Trump once he lost the election have not understood the nature of the change that has come over the party’s base.

Trump Is Losing His Mind

The president is discussing martial law in the Oval Office, as his grip on reality falters.