Insurrectionists scale the west wall of the the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Jan. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
Politics & SocietyVantage Point
Robert David Sullivan
A month before this Independence Day, a group of 100 scholars warned about “the recent deterioration of U.S. democracy.” America has been covering this topic from all angles; here are highlights from our archives.
FaithFaith and Reason
Todd SalzmanMichael G. Lawler
And three other ways they can improve their Catholic voting guide before the next election.
Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., speaks to reporters after House Republicans voted to oust her from her leadership post on May 12. In a speech before the vote, Ms. Cheney reportedly championed the importance of being a “party based on truth.” (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Bill McCormick, S.J.
Republicans have booted Liz Cheney for resisting the lie that the 2020 election was stolen. This move could boomerang on those who champion the truths of tradition and faith.
FaithFaith and Reason
Thomas J. Reese
The divisions in our country are deep on issues like racism and economic inequality, as well as on education, cultural values and lifestyles. Likewise, our church is divided. What are communicators to do in the face of these divisions?
Politics & SocietyInterviews
Bill McCormick, S.J.
In the elections of 2016 and 2020, Trump lost the popular vote. Yet he managed to win some of the most loyal Democratic communities in the nation.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Peter Lucier
Every self-styled “patriot” who stormed the Capitol yesterday disgraced the legacy of American activists and soldiers.