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August 7, 2017

Vol.217 / No.3
Arts & Culture Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.July 27, 2017

The issue of America dated March 9, 1957, includes an article written by a young second lieutenant assigned to a U.S. Army anti-aircraft battalion in West Germany.

Politics & Society Your Take
Our readersJuly 27, 2017

I’m afraid the community may become immune to helping these people. There is always talk of not administering the drugs that will bring these addicts who overdose back to life.”

Magazine Your Take
Our readersJuly 28, 2017

While I appreciate the value of recognizing a rare humanitarian gesture by the Trump administration, this editorial neglects to directly acknowledge U.S. culpability.

Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsJuly 28, 2017

“We can’t just keep reviving people.”

Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsJuly 28, 2017

Immigration policy in the United States is dispiritingly divisive, but there is one bright line that few voters want to cross.

Politics & Society Short Take
Jana BennettJuly 07, 2017

The focus of the court’s documents is not on Charlie’s imminent death, but on his brain function.

South Korean army soldiers ride a K-1 tank during the annual exercise in Paju, South Korea near the border with North Korea on July 5. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delighted in the global furor created by his nation's first launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, vowing to never abandon nuclear weapons and to keep sending Washington more "gift packages" of missile and atomic tests. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeJuly 07, 2017

Father J. Bryan Hehir believes that even the expanding reach of North Korean missiles cannot morally justify a preventive strike by the United States at this time.