Katherine Stewart

Katherine Stewart has written for The New York Times, Washington Post, and the Nation. She is the author of The Good News Club: The Christian Right's Stealth Assault on America's Children (2017 paperback edition). You may follow her on Twitter: @kathsstewart

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Saturday, November 11, 2017
The Proselytizers and the Privatizers
At the Heritage Academy, a publicly funded charter school network in Arizona, according to a lawsuit in U.S. District Court, high school students are required to learn that the Anglo-Saxon population of the United States is descended from one of the lost tribes of Israel. They are asked to memorize...
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Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The Rightwing Donors Who Fuel America's Culture Wars
The laws and bills emerging from many of America's statehouses are farther to the right than they've ever been. But the population overall continues to trend moderately leftward. How to explain this growing divergence between the government and the people? Mostly, it's about the money.
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Tuesday, April 24, 2012
School Vouchers and the Religious Subversion of Church-State Separation
"Choice" is such a nice word that everybody wants to have it on their side.
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Sunday, February 12, 2012
The New Anti-Science Assault on US Schools
You might have thought it was all over after the 2005 decision by the US district court of Middle Pennsylvania (pdf) , which ruled in the case of the Dover Area schools that teaching intelligent design is unconstitutional.
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