This statue, which was permitted by an excess of imperial pride, now serves as a symbol of the humbling inflicted by the vicissitudes of history, writes Matt Malone, S.J.
Restoring public trust in the way we elect our political leaders is an immediate task.
Legislators and regulators need tools that cut deeper than large fines and limited oversight.
Charlie Sykes: This is where the G.O.P.’s Faustian bargain has led. Their moral compromises and tolerance of President Trump‘s racism have become a habit.
Throughout his administration, President Donald Trump has vowed to curb both legal and illegal immigration to the United States.
“The emphasis of the activists on the ground,” Rolando López said, “is that the governor resigning is not the last step. This really is about a more general critique of the economy of Puerto Rico.”
Protests in Hong Kong have entered their eighth week and are showing no signs of abating. As the government has refused to acknowledge the protesters’ demands, tensions and tactics have escalated.