Judith Valente

Politics & Society Dispatches
March 18, 2017
In a five page “open letter,” Zachary Fardon traced problems in the city’s most troubled neighborhoods to neglect “rooted in ugly truths about power politics, race and racism.
Faith Dispatches
March 09, 2017
Ms. Collins’ complaints “mirror” concerns she and other members of the National Review Board raised in the early years of the abuse scandal. “The whole thing spoke to me of ‘nothing’s changed.’”
Politics & Society Dispatches
February 08, 2017
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development estimates as many as 58,000 students across the United States—about one in 10—face homelessness at some point during college.
Politics & Society
January 23, 2017
"You can change the training at the academy and retrain all of the current officers, but the biggest issue is changing the culture."
Politics & Society Dispatches
January 05, 2017
The march and its counter-protest showed the sharp divide in how blacks and whites view the police in a city with few integrated neighborhoods.
Politics & Society Signs Of the Times
November 23, 2016
In Chicago, 17 people were lost to gun violence in a single weekend.
Politics & Society Dispatches
November 14, 2016
Ten “core values” which Americans can agree on may get the nation back together.
Faith Dispatches
November 10, 2016
“Lutherans and Catholics are on the way to greater unity," says Martin Marty.
November 01, 2016
“Lutherans and Catholics are on the way to greater unity," says Martin Marty.
Signs Of the Times
September 28, 2016
The Illinois budget battle raises broader questions about whether the state has a moral obligation to care for its citizens in need.