The National Catholic Review

March 14, 2011

Vol. 204 No. 8Whole No. 4925 Download PDF

Editorials

Lean, Not Mean
In this fragile recovery, the nation's budget needs to achieve the right mix of cuts and investments.
Current Comment
Union Busting; Signs of Something Greater; A Dirty Word

Articles

Weapon of War
Kevin Clarke
Who will protect the women of Congo?
Character-Driven
Peter A. Quinn
'Peter's faith--and lack thereof--helps guide my writing and my life.'
Full Disclosure
Terrence Berg
Belief and the bench

Books and Culture

Books
The Far Horizon
Wayne A. Holst
From Emilie Griffin, a Christian spirituality for the later years
Books
Patriot Games
Michael Sean Winters
Jill Lepore unleashes her wealth of learning on the Tea Partys self-identity.
Books
Call to Order
Carol Nackenoff
Justice Stephen Breyer writes as a liberal champion of judicial restraint.
Television
Killer Comedies
Jake Martin
Four sitcoms meet the gold standard for comedy and offer a respite from TV's barrage of criminal drama.