Sunday night odds and ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

The fear thesis seems to be catching-on

What is fascism?

A multiracial community of drag racers

White evangelicals and Trump

Female slave owners

Robert Kennedy and our current crisis

Douglas Brinkley reviews Doug Swanson, The Cult of Glory: The Bold and Brutal History of the Texas Rangers

New monuments?

Three new books on the intellectual vocation

A plea for intellectual diversity

The 1965 Immigration Act and today

What is Juneteenth?

Black Christian nationalism

A journey through the evangelical heartland

Sam Kleiner reviews Mary Kate Nelson, The Three-Cornered War: The Union, the Confederacy, and the Native Peoples in the Fight for the West

Shawshank Redemption, Lana Rey, Stephen King, and Wendell Berry in the age of COVID-19

Race, religion, and photo-ops

Outdoor worship

The religious roots of the “Fairness Doctrine