The National Catholic Review

August 26, 2000

Vol. 183 No. 5Whole No. 4496

Editorials

Raise the Minimum Wage

 Since 1938, when the newly passed Federal Labor Standards Act established the first minimum wage at 25 cents an hour ($2.89 in 1998 dollars), eight presidents have signed into law increases of varying amounts.

Articles

The Living Wage Movement
Peter J. Sammon
There are 20 campaigns underway in cities and counties nationwide.
Christian Political Capital
John F. Kavanaugh

Books and Culture

Books
A Changing Landscape?
John A. Coleman
Mike Davis is a lively and gifted writer of the left, with the flair, even if often polemical, of a born journalist.
Books
God in All Things
James Martin, SJ
Not long ago a friend asked if I could recommend a good book on Ignatian spirituality.
Books
God in All Things
James Martin, SJ
Not long ago a friend asked if I could recommend a good book on Ignatian spirituality.
Film
Worst Friends
Richard A. Blake
This summer radio listeners in the Boston area have had a steady diet of ads for a touring company of Peter Pan.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Look Into Your Hearts!
John R. Donahue
The Word
A Partial God
John R. Donahue
Faith in Focus
What Father Knows Best
Joseph A. Lagan
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
James Martin, SJ
Poem
Yard Sale
Randall Mann
Letters
Letters
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