November 13, 2017

Vol.217 / No.11

November 13, 2017

Politics & Society Of Many Things
J.D. Long-García November 02, 2017

The nation has changed, once again. This time we are becoming more Latino. The demographic shift is not the future; it is the present.

(Photo: Jonathan Simcoe/Unsplash) 
Politics & Society Your Take
Our readers November 02, 2017

As the first anniversary of the 2016 presidential election nears, America asked readers about their engagement with politics on the local level.

Magazine Your Take
Our readers November 03, 2017

Has the church been wrong on the issue of the death penalty as morally acceptable up to now?

A jail cell in a Federal Penitentiary in Texas. (CNS photo/Jenevieve Robbins, Texas Dept of Criminal Justice handout via Reuters)
Politics & Society Editorials
The Editors November 02, 2017

It costs more to be poor in the United States.

Sgt. Donald Young places a U.S. flag over the casket of Sgt. La David Johnson during his burial service in Hollywood, Fla., on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. Mourners remembered not only a U.S. soldier whose combat death in Africa led to a political fight between President Donald Trump and a Florida congresswoman but his three comrades who died with him. (Matias J. Ocner/Miami Herald via AP)
Politics & Society Editorials
The Editors November 02, 2017

There is nothing patriotic about a disregard for facts.

The spoon-billed sandpiper, seen here in Thailand, is among the world’s most endangered birds. (iStock/sirichai_raksue)
Politics & Society Short Take
Claire Swinarski August 29, 2017

With the E.P.A. under threat, Catholics should remember our responsibility to protect all of the earth’s most vulnerable inhabitants.

President Donald Trump stands behind and in front of members of a Marine honor guard as he greets Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Sophie Gregoire Trudeau as they arrive at the White House on Oct. 11. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin Clarke October 12, 2017

The president’s threats, according to the statement, “have brought the world to the brink of a nuclear catastrophe and have intensified global insecurity.”