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Bonnie Kristian

Contributing editor

Bonnie Kristian is a writer living in the Twin Cities. She is The Week's contributing editor, a columnist at Christianity Today, and a fellow at Defense Priorities. Her writing has also appeared at Time Magazine, CNN, USA Today, Newsweek, the Los Angeles Times, and The American Conservative, among other outlets. Bonnie's first book is A Flexible Faith: Rethinking What It Means to Follow Jesus Today.

Juneteenth gets its due
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Juneteenth gets its due

SCOTUS deals blow to sentencing reform
The Supreme Court.
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SCOTUS deals blow to sentencing reform

The GOP's betrayal of property rights
A big hand.
Opinion

The GOP's betrayal of property rights

Biden's war on the press
President Biden.
Opinion

Biden's war on the press

Why utilities should be dumber
A factory worker.
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Why utilities should be dumber

Should women be included in the military draft?
Marchers.
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Should women be included in the military draft?

Why Facebook's politician fix isn't a fix
A pair of doors.
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Why Facebook's politician fix isn't a fix

What China's 3-child policy will change
The Chinese flag.
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What China's 3-child policy will change

The rush to cancel Ellie Kemper
Ellie Kemper.
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The rush to cancel Ellie Kemper

Trump's telling failure as a blogger
Donald Trump.
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Trump's telling failure as a blogger

The GOP's indivisible assets
An elephant.
Opinion

The GOP's indivisible assets

Would free college create more Democrats?
A diploma and a ballot box.
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Would free college create more Democrats?

America's wild housing market
A house on a bubble.
Opinion

America's wild housing market

The 'democracy is dying' disconnect
The Constitution in flames.
Opinion

The 'democracy is dying' disconnect

Why migrant child horrors outlive Trump
Migrant children.
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Why migrant child horrors outlive Trump

The other problem with Nazi analogies
Marjorie Taylor Greene.
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The other problem with Nazi analogies

The enormous downside of another long, public Trump investigation that comes to nothing
Donald Trump.
Opinion

The enormous downside of another long, public Trump investigation that comes to nothing

The wrong lab-leak debate
A flask and COVID.
Opinion

The wrong lab-leak debate

Biden's slow-motion trade détente
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Biden's slow-motion trade détente

Masks off for kids?
Child with mask
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Masks off for kids?

Biden says the Afghan war is ending. That increasingly looks like a lie.
President Biden.
Opinion

Biden says the Afghan war is ending. That increasingly looks like a lie.

Normalize part-time work for parents
A businesswoman.
Feature

Normalize part-time work for parents

Biden's next step as example-in-chief is ditching his mask
President Biden.
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Biden's next step as example-in-chief is ditching his mask

A smart metric for when to drop mask mandates
A mask and a mountain.
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A smart metric for when to drop mask mandates

Americans are incoherent on immigration
Asylum seekers.
Opinion

Americans are incoherent on immigration

The mystery of America's small groceries
Shopping carts.
Feature

The mystery of America's small groceries

The GOP puts all its eggs in one dangerous basket
Liz Cheney.
Opinion

The GOP puts all its eggs in one dangerous basket

Why is there no right to live where you please?
Migrants.
Opinion

Why is there no right to live where you please?

Biden's free daycare plan isn't what Americans really want
President Biden.
Analysis

Biden's free daycare plan isn't what Americans really want

Biden makes big government feel inevitable
President Biden.
Opinion

Biden makes big government feel inevitable

The policification of everything
America.
Opinion

The policification of everything

Tucker Carlson is uncancelable
Tucker Carlson.
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Tucker Carlson is uncancelable

The Derek Chauvin solitary confinement predicament
Solitary confinement.
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The Derek Chauvin solitary confinement predicament

What if COVID-19 had been COVID-99?
Back to the Future.
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What if COVID-19 had been COVID-99?

Reopen nursing homes
A hug.
Opinion

Reopen nursing homes

The incomplete justice of the Chauvin verdict
A person reacting to the Chauvin verdict.
Opinion

The incomplete justice of the Chauvin verdict