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Interest Convergence

Can I Ever Forgive Evangelicals?

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 06.12.2016 | Religion
Warren J. Blumenfeld

I noticed with interest and, quite frankly, surprise an article headline on the front page of The New York Times dated Tuesday, June 9, 2015, which stated: "Evangelicals Open Door to Debate on Gay Rights."

The Republican Party Can Learn from al-Maliki's Mistakes

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 08.21.2014 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Numerous observers and actors alike in the conflict blame al-Maliki's refusal to form a coalition government, composed of multiple sectors and factions within the country, for the ongoing existential crisis.

We're Gonna Party Like It's 1980!

Grif Peterson | Posted 04.27.2014 | Politics
Grif Peterson

While it is wonderful to see the U.S. appear rhetorically unified behind gay marriage, convergence theory posits that this will last only insofar as supporting gay rights is at the expense of Russia's public image.

The Boy Scouts And 'Interest Convergence'

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Why, after reaffirming its ban on gay, bisexual and transgender scouts and scout leaders just last year, is the Boy Scouts of America even considering a reversal? Quite simply, its policies have placed it on the endangered organizations list.

"Interest Convergence" and the Republican Party

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

They must let go of their nostalgia for the policies of "the good ol' days" of Ronald Reagan, and enter the current political era.