News Round Up, Week of October 5

It might not have to do with religion and progressive politics, but President Trump has tested positive for COVID-19. Read more from the New York Times here.

Check in on the latest polling around the 2020 presidential election with this breakdown from the Public Religion Research Institute.

Jeffrey Guhin offers reflections on what secular activists can learn from the religious right in Slate.

Tune in to the Berkley Center on October 7th at 5:00 p.m. ET for a discussion about the 2020 election with Black clergy.  

In case you missed it, the Trump administration cut the number of refugee admissions to the United States to a new historic low of 15,000 (down from an average of 95,000). The Religious News Service covers the reaction of religious groups here.

Liz Mair discusses the implications of Latter-day Saints’ negative views of President Trump on his re-election chances in this op ed.

Zoha Zafar writes in The Nation about young Muslims and the 2020 election.

Eboo Patel discusses his views on interfaith literacy in the context of Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination.

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