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May 28, 2012

Vol.206 / No.18
Books
Dennis M. Leder May 28, 2012

Katherine Boo chronicles life in an "undercity" in India.

Signs Of the Times

House Republicans passed a 2013 budget reconciliation package  that included cuts in social services despite an appeal from the U.S. bishops.

Poem
Mary-Patrice Woehling May 28, 2012

You know me, and You love me: dark and light.

Architecture
Michael E. DeSanctis May 28, 2012

Are new church designs taking us backward?

Signs Of the Times
John J. DiIulio May 28, 2012

With less than six months to go before the 2012 November elections, two results are sadly certain: first, the voting public will be the most ideologically divided ever; second, the 113th Congress (2013–14) will be the most partisan and polarized ever. Between 1972 and 2008, the percentage of R

Editorials
The Editors May 28, 2012

A minor revolution in Europe should provoke a reassessment of austerity in the U.S.

Signs Of the Times

The figure was below the number of 62 million reported in 2000, but the difference is due to a change in the way data was collected.