The interview was filmed on Tuesday, July 28 and aired Monday, Aug. 3 on HBO.
Josh GoodDon't miss @jonathanvswan's full interview with @realDonaldTrump. Covid numbers? Troop levels in Afghanistan? Ghislaine Maxwell? Black Lives Matter?
Says Swan: "He always wants to sell & present a positive spin, even if it bears no semblance to reality."
Which justice? There have never been stronger calls for justice than those we are hearing today. But seldom do those issuing the calls acknowledge that currently there are competing visions of justice, often at sharp variance, and that none of them...
The pursuit of things that make you “special” distracts from the deeply ordinary activities and relationships that make life meaningful.
Josh GoodAs American psychologist William James once noted, “We are not only gregarious animals, liking to be in sight of our fellows, but we have an innate propensity to get ourselves noticed, and noticed favorably, by our kind.”
Timely piece from @arthurbrooks
On August 14 we are thrilled to welcome renowned social psychologist Jonathan Haidt and author of the best-selling book 'The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion', and New York Times columnist, author and Trinity...
Joe McCarthy was a B-movie monster. Today’s cancel culture is more like a zombie apocalypse.
Josh Good“From Chicago & Minneapolis/St. Paul, to mid-sized cities like Fort Wayne, IN, & Green Bay, WI, the number of boarded up, damaged or destroyed buildings—commercial, civic, residential—is staggering. Keeping exact count is impossible.”
On today's wokeness
We hope you will join us on Friday, July 31st for a conversation between authors, educators, and public leaders, Michael Lamb and Robert Franklin discussing the importance of moral leadership. In Franklin's latest book, Moral Leadership: Integrity,...
Josh GoodTimely event from our friends at @trinityforum. Robert Franklin is as good as they come. Today at 1:30pm:
Character and Leadership in Chaos and Conflict. RSVP below.
Josh Good.@nytdavidbrooks says that Biden should “turn down the ideological temperature, evade the culture war, stay positive, & be openly experimental.”
And that FDR’s legacy suggests “Build Back Better” is the right slogan for the present moment.
Writer Wajahat Ali shares the story of how his young daughter’s fight with cancer taught him to strike a delicate balance between faith and action, between exhausting his efforts and accepting an outcome he can't control.
Josh GoodWhat a brilliant hire by @nytimes, as Ruth Graham can help them do what @deanbaquet aspires to do. @publicroad is consistently a joy to read, bringing "enormous grace & wit to the intersection of religion, politics and culture." A smart, reassuring move
U.S. Senator Ben Sasse issued the following statement as Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi negotiate a massive government spending package.
“The swamp should stop pretending there’s some thoughtful negotiation...