A City Under Fire

January 18-25, 2016

Vol.214 / No.2
Current Comment
The EditorsJanuary 07, 2016

The public school teachers’ union voted overwhelmingly in mid-December to go on strike.

Current Comment
The EditorsJanuary 07, 2016

The U.S. could be morally categorized as an accessory to coalition’s possible war crimes

NOT SO PRIME. Maggie Smith as Miss. Shepherd and Alex Jennings as Alan Bennett
Film
John AndersonJanuary 07, 2016

While ostensibly a comedy, “The Lady in the Van” is also a profoundly serious movie.

Books
Paul LakelandJanuary 07, 2016

Fernando Cardenal, S.J., whose work for the Sandinista government led to his dismissal from the Society, died on Saturday.

Washington Front
John CarrJanuary 07, 2016

At the end of a year of political chaos and Congressional dysfunction, something remarkable happened. Washington did its job.

Signs Of the Times

The first day of winter, Dec. 21, the winter solstice, is the shortest day and longest night of the year. For people who are homeless, it’s a night that represents the harsh challenges of living on the streets. For the past seven years, St. John the Evangelist Homeless Shelter, a ministry of t

Current Comment
The EditorsJanuary 07, 2016

Despite America’s commitment to freedom and liberty, women are not afforded “their rightful place as citizens of the world’s leading economy.”