Ideas

Matthew Shadle September 14, 2018
The Catholic Church has not been quick or consistent in empowering people to address the harmful effects of the new global economy.
Few art forms disappear forever, and the socially conscious sitcom has enjoyed a mini-revival recently. ABC relaunched “Roseanne” in the spring, but its initial success was overshadowed by the off-screen behavior of its star. (Adam Rose/ABC via AP)
Robert David Sullivan September 05, 2018
Fifty years ago, U.S. television began to reflect the political debates going on in our homes. But genuine differences may be to hot to handle in the Age of Trump.
Brandon Sanchez August 31, 2018
As things stand, we are all equal, but some of us are more equal than others.
Anthea Butler August 21, 2018
In the patriarchal spaces of the music world as well as the church world, Aretha Franklin demanded respect for her talents and her work.
Brandon Sanchez August 21, 2018
“There’s so many people looking,” said a girl in a backwards baseball cap, “but there’s no one to see.”
Allyson Escobar August 15, 2018
With her appeal to emotion, Gadsby reminds audiences to see the vulnerable, resilient human being behind the humiliated stand-up comic.