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November 27, 2017

Vol.217 / No.12
French soldiers in their trench somewhere on the Western Front. (Library of Congress/Wikipedia Commons)
Politics & Society Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.November 16, 2017

What we see and how we see it largely depends on where we are standing. A shared sense of history, of what was, or might’ve been, or could be again, is the indispensable touchstone of our collective judgement, for memory is the soul of conscience.

Magazine Your Take
Our readersNovember 17, 2017

We need more journalism like this from the mainstream media. Good work.

(Photo: Unsplash/Hugues de BUYER-MIMEURE)
Faith Your Take
Our readersNovember 17, 2017

America asked readers through our email newsletter and social media platforms what they do for their loved ones who have died. Seventy-eight percent of readers described how they memorialize loved ones with photos and other objects.

Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsNovember 08, 2017

Cutting the corporate tax and limiting the home mortgage deduction are welcome reforms, but not in service of a windfall for the wealthiest households.

Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsNovember 10, 2017

An undocumented 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy is not a threat to U.S. national security.

Politics & Society Short Take
John J. StudzinskiNovember 15, 2017

Working on the frontline to help exploited women requires patience and the sensitivity to move at someone else’s speed.

People demonstrate outside the White House in Washington on July 8, 2016 against the nationwide police shootings of African- Americans (CNS photo/Jim Lo Scalzo, EPA).
Politics & Society Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinNovember 01, 2017

The cardinal's pastoral letter is among the most high-profile responses from a Catholic leader to continued racial unrest.