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May 23, 2011

Vol.204 / No.17
Books
Dennis OBrienMay 23, 2011

Charles Taylor argues that the modern world starts not with scientific discovery, but with a moral revolution.

Signs Of the Times

Thousands marched through Mexico City on May 8 calling for new public policies in the drug war and the end of violence.

Letters
May 23, 2011

‘Small’ Sacrifices Count Too I thank America for its reflection on the homely (as the Irish mean it) spirituality of fatherhood depicted in Of Many Things (5/2), in which Kevin Clarke writes about his choice between a nice car and a larger family. These reflections on the father’s

Signs Of the Times

Hundreds of people are missing, according to sources inside Vietnam; many escaped into the bush fleeing from attack helicopters.

Current Comment
The EditorsMay 23, 2011

Teens and Torture; Anthropogenic Apocalypse?; OMG!; As Others See Us

Signs Of the Times

Nations and individuals have a duty to enact policies that mitigate global warming, said a Vatican-sponsored working group.

Roger M. MahonyMay 23, 2011

Welcoming the New Roman Missal