Supporters of Donald Trump clash with the US Capitol police during a riot at the US Capitol on January 6 in Washington. Trump’s supporters stormed a session of Congress held to certify Joe Biden’s election win, triggering unprecedented chaos and violence at the heart of American democracy and accusations the president was attempting a coup. Photo: TNS
Supporters of Donald Trump clash with the US Capitol police during a riot at the US Capitol on January 6 in Washington. Trump’s supporters stormed a session of Congress held to certify Joe Biden’s election win, triggering unprecedented chaos and violence at the heart of American democracy and accusations the president was attempting a coup. Photo: TNS
Peter T. C. Chang
Opinion

Opinion

Peter T. C. Chang

The religion behind a divided America and its conflict with China

  • The crises the US faces at home and abroad are the outgrowth of a peculiar American world view shaped by Christianity’s monotheistic belief system
  • Until Americans are willing to move past the myth of ‘American exceptionalism’, the US is unlikely to be able to coexist peaceably with the outside world

Supporters of Donald Trump clash with the US Capitol police during a riot at the US Capitol on January 6 in Washington. Trump’s supporters stormed a session of Congress held to certify Joe Biden’s election win, triggering unprecedented chaos and violence at the heart of American democracy and accusations the president was attempting a coup. Photo: TNS
Supporters of Donald Trump clash with the US Capitol police during a riot at the US Capitol on January 6 in Washington. Trump’s supporters stormed a session of Congress held to certify Joe Biden’s election win, triggering unprecedented chaos and violence at the heart of American democracy and accusations the president was attempting a coup. Photo: TNS
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