May 14, 2018

Vol.218 / No.11

May 14, 2018

Politics & Society Vantage Point

On May 17, 1968, nine Catholic peace activists burned draft files in an act of protest against the Vietnam War. This excerpt from America’s report of the trial (10/26/68) relates a “most unusual colloquy” between the defendants and the judge.

Arts & Culture Books
Jon M. SweeneyMay 04, 2018

A graphic novel about Pope Francis.

Arts & Culture Books
Kyle GautreauMay 04, 2018

Landrieu’s push to remove Confederate statues is told through the lens of New Orleans's chronic inability to address race and poverty.

Arts & Culture Books
Diane ScharperMay 04, 2018

Michael Ondaatje's new novel blends elements of John le Carré and Joseph Conrad.

Arts & Culture Books
Christopher KaczorMay 04, 2018

In a new book, Helen Alvaré argues that a just society defends and protects its children from harms of all kinds.

Dolores (Evan Rachel Wood) and Teddy Flood (James Marsden) in ‘Westworld’ (photo: HBO)
Arts & Culture Television
Amanda Haas April 18, 2018

In this world, sin has no repercussions.

Arts & Culture Poetry
Bibhu PadhiMay 04, 2018

I know that kind, invisible hand; I know that touch.