Short Take

Politics & Society Short Take
Margot PattersonAugust 17, 2017
On Aug. 21, there will be a total solar eclipse and its path will fall across the entire continental United States.
Rescue personnel help an injured woman after a car ran into a large group of protesters after an white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., on Aug. 12. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Politics & Society Short Take
Meghan J. ClarkAugust 16, 2017
In the wake of Charlottesville, mere “non-racism” is not an option. It recognizes the evil of white supremacy but washes its hands of responsibility.
President Donald Trump waves as he arrives on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. Trump is returning from a vacation to Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Politics & Society Short Take
George Wilson, S.J.August 15, 2017
I have read about you in the papers and seen you on television. But the reality is I still do not understand you.
Politics & Society Short Take
Antonio De Loera-BrustAugust 15, 2017
“Nukemap” is a simulator that allows you to conduct a mock nuclear strike.
Faith Short Take
Angelo Jesus CantaAugust 10, 2017
His horror at the mere existence of nuclear arms brought Merton to reflect on Christ’s promise of peace.
An issue of the Italian journal La Civiltà Cattolica (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Politics & Society Short Take
William MurphyAugust 09, 2017
Bishop William Murphy calls for more nuance in discussing "the proper kind of religious influence in the secular sphere."