How Christmas Conquered the World

How Christmas Conquered the World
From giant Christmas trees at the Dubai Mall to the Tokyo Great Santa Run in Japan, Christmas has become a ubiquitous global holiday that’s fast outgrowing its Christian roots. Photo by Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images

For this special Christmas episode of “The Lede,” New Lines magazine’s Ola Salem, Maysa Mustafa, Amie Ferris-Rotman and Surbhi Gupta gather ’round the mic with host and producer Joshua Martin to talk about the worldwide rise of Christmas and whether it’s outgrowing its Christian roots — before finishing off with our traditional holiday quiz.

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