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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The view from ‘Doralzuela’

Politics | How refugees at ground level describe socialism’s latest failure. Will young Americans listen?
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 5/01/19, 12:01 pm

It’s 1,376 miles from Caracas, Venezuela, to Doral, a Miami suburb now known as Doralzuela because so many refugees from the world’s latest socialist experiment now huddle here, yearning to be free. 

They come in the footsteps of refugees who fled Cuba in the 1960s, when Peter, Paul and Mary were singing in coffeehouses, “Where Have All the Flowers Gone?” Each verse concluded, “When will they ever learn?” That question should now be addressed to fans of socialism and socialist candidates. 

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Krieg Barrie

Sin in the city

Cities | An attempt to rank America’s most vice-ridden places provides a flawed but insightful snapshot of modern-day morality
by Marvin Olasky & World Journalism Institute students
Posted 4/25/19, 04:28 pm

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Unchurched election

Books | Key support for Donald Trump came from evangelicals who don’t go to church
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 4/25/19, 03:20 pm

Pundits have written abundantly about evangelical support of Donald Trump, but they’ve mostly gotten it wrong. WORLD’s running survey of evangelical leaders in 2015 showed almost zero initial support for Trump. Not until his ascension left him as the only alternative to Hillary Clinton did he pick up broad support from church-going evangelicals, and the reason was obvious: the Supreme Court. 

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