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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.

Biden sets a precedent for lawlessness
President Biden.
Opinion

Biden sets a precedent for lawlessness

How the pandemic scrambles parents' brains
A child wearing a mask.
Opinion

How the pandemic scrambles parents' brains

Biden's Iran miscalculation
Ebrahim Raisi and President Biden.
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Biden's Iran miscalculation

How COVID hypocrisy invites revolt
A COVID mask dropper.
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How COVID hypocrisy invites revolt

The origins of a false COVID meme
A rubber stamp.
Opinion

The origins of a false COVID meme

The right's new libertinism
A pulp novel cover.
Opinion

The right's new libertinism

Careful with the CDC's vaccine data
The CDC logo.
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Careful with the CDC's vaccine data

Biden ends another war — sort of
President Biden.
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Biden ends another war — sort of

The pitfalls of the journalist-politician
Nicholas Kristof.
Opinion

The pitfalls of the journalist-politician

The messy reality of Jan. 6
The Capitol.
Opinion

The messy reality of Jan. 6

Hannity's welcome pro-vaccine turn
Sean Hannity.
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Hannity's welcome pro-vaccine turn

10 things you need to know today: July 15, 2021
Trump at a retreat
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: July 15, 2021

The culture shock of a purple state
A moving van.
Opinion

The culture shock of a purple state

Did your brain get hooked on the thrill of the pandemic?
Wearing a mask.
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Did your brain get hooked on the thrill of the pandemic?

Social media's Cuba exception
Cuba protest social media.
Opinion

Social media's Cuba exception

10 things you need to know today: July 13, 2021
Supporters of Texas Democrats
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: July 13, 2021

Fauci's flawed vaccine message
Fauci.
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Fauci's flawed vaccine message

10 things you need to know today: July 12, 2021
Demonstrations in Cuba
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: July 12, 2021

The daily business briefing: July 12, 2021
Virgin Galactic space plane
Business briefing

The daily business briefing: July 12, 2021

One unique theory for why Americans distrust Congress
Marjorie Taylor Greene.
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One unique theory for why Americans distrust Congress

Trump's doomed lawsuits
Donald Trump.
Opinion

Trump's doomed lawsuits

The GOP's new fundamentalism
A protestor.
Opinion

The GOP's new fundamentalism

Another baffling plagiarism scandal
Plagiarism.
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Another baffling plagiarism scandal

What's 'reasonable'?
A police car.
Opinion

What's 'reasonable'?

Let them eat QR codes
A hotel desk bell.
Opinion

Let them eat QR codes

The Southern Baptist Convention is still cracking
Nashville.
Opinion

The Southern Baptist Convention is still cracking

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