Marvin Olasky

Marvin is editor in chief of WORLD and the author of more than 20 books, including The Tragedy of American Compassion. His latest book is Reforming Journalism. Follow Marvin on Twitter @MarvinOlasky.

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Teddy the ‘cyclone’

Biography | The youthful energy of a Biblically informed Theodore Roosevelt, Part 1
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 6/01/19, 08:38 am

Editor’s note: Marvin Olasky continues his monthly biographical series on key individuals from late 19th and early 20th century American history. In February and March, we looked at the life of John D. Rockefeller. In April and May, we studied Grover Cleveland.

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Uncertain places

Books | Why Donald Trump is president
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 5/23/19, 02:56 pm

The gut-punching photographs and stories in Chris Arnade’s Dignity: Seeking Respect in Back Row America (Penguin Random House, 2019) explain how Donald Trump won crucial Midwest states in 2016. Free trade has reduced the cost of many items but also led to many factory closures, and Arnade shows us some of the unemployed and despairing. It’s easy to say “move to places where jobs exist,” but many are neither readily mobile (for family reasons) or easily trainable for different occupations.

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Justices, not politicians

Judiciary | Assessing the U.S. Supreme Court with attorney Kelly Shackelford
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 5/23/19, 02:24 pm

Marvin Olasky’s interview with Kelly Shackelford, president of the legal firm First Liberty Institute, appears in the June 8 issue of WORLD Magazine. Here are additional excerpts from their conversation about religious liberty cases and the U.S. Supreme Court.

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