Dispatches

An elderly Palestinian man falls on the ground after being shot by Israeli troops during a deadly protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel on May 14. Thousands of Palestinians are protesting near Gaza's border with Israel, as Israel celebrates the inauguration of a new U.S. Embassy in contested Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
Kevin Clarke May 17, 2018
The willingness to rush the border fence despite the I.D.F.’s overwhelming firepower is a testimony to the despair of the people living in Gaza.
Advocates of programs to support non-public schools say that they are implemented at the state level within existing agencies and question the claim by Ms. DeVos that a federal law would lead to more bureaucracy.
Black Lives Matter activists lead a protest in Grand Central Terminal, in New York City, in December 2014. (iStock/pardsbane)
Ellen K. Boegel May 17, 2018
The effects of white privilege in law enforcement makes it clear that the promise of racial equality in the United States is still unrealized.
J.D. Long-García May 16, 2018
The Department of Homeland Security ignored warnings from top officials at the State Department by ending T.P.S. for Hondurans on May 4.
Loyola University New Orleans is one of several Catholic colleges facing what they hope are temporary budgetary challenges. (iStock/Gregory Kurpiel)
All colleges face budget challenges, but Catholic schools must also contend with marketing to an increasingly secular applicant pool.
David Stewart May 15, 2018
The most recent member of the current Conservative Party administration to be shown the door, Ms. Amber Rudd, was partly responsible for perpetuating an unpleasant and morally dubious policy that her predecessor in that office had introduced.