Sarah Posner

Sarah Posner is a reporter and the author of "God's Profits: Faith, Fraud, and the Republican Crusade for Values Voters." For more than a decade, she has covered the intersection of politics and religion, and more recently has covered the rise of the so-called alt-right in the Trump era. Her work has appeared in The Washington Post, the New York Times, Rolling Stone, Mother Jones and many other publications.
Latest from Sarah Posner

Debate over teaching books by Black authors has roots in violent 1974 clash in West Virginia

The Kanawha County protests led to bombings, racist threats and a movement that persists today.

October 29, 2021

No, the latest scandal won’t make White evangelicals ditch Trump. Whatever it is.

It doesn’t matter what Trump says about White evangelicals in private.

October 1, 2020

To Trump, Kavanaugh’s testimony about religious liberty made him worth the pick

Kavanaugh didn't say much about religious liberty at his hearings. He didn't have to.

September 7, 2018

How one evangelical family is reshaping politics, law and religious research

Candida Moss and Joel Baden explore the role of Hobby Lobby and its new Bible museum.

November 17, 2017

Jeff Sessions’s appallingly cynical defense of free speech

Perhaps Sessions should have a word with his boss about these matters.

September 26, 2017

Lots of vulnerable House Republicans come from states that will lose under Cassidy-Graham

Many of these Republicans probably would prefer not to have to cast this vote.

September 20, 2017

Team Trump’s latest defense in Mueller probe: Trump is the victim here

This gang really knows what it's doing. Not!

September 19, 2017

Trump’s lawyer has a big mouth. Here’s what that tells us about Mueller’s probe.

How a loud lunch conversation may have handed the special counsel a gift.

September 18, 2017

Will America finally wise up to the Russian media war on our democracy?

A new report paints a disturbing and alarming picture of a new kind of threat.

September 13, 2017