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Mr. Enigma, C Street Defender

Last week, the Wall Street Journal’s online edition asked me to write a short commentary on C Street, one of the subjects of my new book, C Street, and the 2010 midterm elections. A supporter of the organization behind C Street, the Family, posted a response, not so much to the commentary but to the…

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Jeff Takes C Street for a Night on the Town

As KtB founding editor Jeff Sharlet has been showing us for years, The Family has pretty much won over Washington with its brand of power-loving Christian fundamentalism. But can they handle New York? In celebration of the release of Jeff’s latest book, C Street: The Fundamentalist Threat to American Democracy, we’re co-sponsoring a reading by…

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Christine O’Donnell Wants You to Buy C Street

My new book, C Street: The Fundamentalist Threat to American Democracy, is officially out today. I was at C Street this morning, as it happens, for some fellowship with Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC), Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK), Senator Sam Brownback (R-KS), and some pretty little Christian gals who brought us our coffee and muffins when…

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C Street on NPR’s “Fresh Air”

My conversation with Terry Gross of NPR’s “Fresh Air” is now online. It’s a discussion of chapter four in my new book, C Street: The Fundamentalist Threat to American Democracy, the story of American fundamentalism’s long shadow overseas and the genocide on the mind of Uganda’s antigay crusaders. From the interview: “When you speak to…

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From Capitol Hill to Kampala: C Street, the Book

Newcomers to KtB don’t know me, but I’ve been here since Peter Manseau proposed a webmagazine named Killing the Buddha in 2000. I didn’t know what that meant, or what it would be about, but I immediately agreed. When you find a good title, leap. That’s what I did last summer, after a series of…