Samuel Goldman

National correspondent

Samuel Goldman is a national correspondent at TheWeek.com. He is also an associate professor of political science at George Washington University, where he is executive director of the John L. Loeb, Jr. Institute for Religious Freedom and director of the Politics & Values Program. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard and was a postdoctoral fellow in Religion, Ethics, & Politics at Princeton University. His books include God's Country: Christian Zionism in America (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018) and After Nationalism (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2021). In addition to academic research, Goldman's writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and many other publications.

How American Jews lost by winning
Benzion Netanyahu.
Opinion

How American Jews lost by winning

Trump's little win in Ohio
Mike Carey.
Samuel Goldman

Trump's little win in Ohio

How the WASPs won by losing
A WASP.
Opinion

How the WASPs won by losing

Who's paying for Obama's birthday bash?
Barack Obama.
Samuel Goldman

Who's paying for Obama's birthday bash?

America's revealing indifference to Cuba
Fidel Castro.
Opinion

America's revealing indifference to Cuba

Much ado about a Texas runoff
Donald Trump.
Samuel Goldman

Much ado about a Texas runoff

Why fertility is the real culture war
A mean stork.
Opinion

Why fertility is the real culture war

PayPal's reckless foray into regulating speech
The PayPal logo.
Samuel Goldman

PayPal's reckless foray into regulating speech

The GOP's sunny future
An elephant.
Opinion

The GOP's sunny future

The end of the common good
A syringe.
Opinion

The end of the common good

The polls don't work — and that's a good thing
Binoculars.
Samuel Goldman

The polls don't work — and that's a good thing

America's phantom limb
A Protestant church.
Opinion

America's phantom limb

Peter Thiel's implausible populists
Peter Thiel.
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Peter Thiel's implausible populists

Losing the education wars
Critical Race Theory.
Opinion

Losing the education wars

America's nervous breakdown is right on schedule
Nervous Lady Liberty.
Opinion

America's nervous breakdown is right on schedule

What today's GOP could learn from Benjamin Disraeli
An editorial cartoon from 1878 portrays Benjamin Disraeli as a headmaster reprimanding the head boys for mud-slinging.
Analysis

What today's GOP could learn from Benjamin Disraeli

Why the GOP must come to terms with George W. Bush's disastrous presidency
Blame Bush.
Feature

Why the GOP must come to terms with George W. Bush's disastrous presidency

Stop calling the U.S. an oligarchy
Putin, Obama
Feature

Stop calling the U.S. an oligarchy

Why conservatives should make government simpler, not smaller
Maybe conservatives should forget about starving the beast...
Analysis

Why conservatives should make government simpler, not smaller