Politics & SocietyInterviews
Grant Kaplan
“Nonviolence created the pressure that caused the grape boycott to work,” says Jerry Cohen, who represented the United Farm Workers for nearly a decade and worked closely with Cesar Chavez.
Gloria Purvis
Not every conclusion that comes out of critical race theory is compatible with Catholicism. But how could it be the case that Catholics would not want to engage with an intellectual tool that helps deepen understanding?
Firefighters participate in an appreciation rally for medical workers at St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center in Roslyn, N.Y., April 9, 2020, during the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
“Essential” workers have returned to “normal,” confronting the low wages, poor-to-no benefits—including no paid sick time or company-sponsored health insurance—they faced before the crisis.
Founded in 1987, Partners in Health has pioneered an approach to medicine that actually resembles Catholic social teaching’s preferential option for the poor.
Politics & SocietyFeatures
Rachel Lu
Building a worker-friendly economy is a slow and difficult job. Stoking the rage and resentment of disaffected voters is much easier. Are pro-labor conservatives up to the task?
FaithFaith in Focus
David Inczauskis
If the people are in the streets in protest, then the church has to be in the streets in protest, too.