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Arts & CultureIdeas
Jim McDermott
The demise of a browser seems meaningful, even if that browser was terrible.
Michael Rzasa, a Trappist brother, was one of the workers at the Spencer Brewery. (John W. Miller)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
John W. Miller
Belgian-style beers are out and India pale ales rule, so the brothers at St. Joseph‘s Abbey in Massachusetts will need to find other sources of revenue.
Pope Francis
“The life of our communities must know how to benefit from the talents and charisms of so many elderly people who are already retired, but who are a wealth to be treasured,” Pope Francis said in his weekly audience.
Arts & CultureShort Take
James T. Keane
Betting on sporting events might seem a harmless vice. But what happens when we can do it from our phones, all day every day?
Chris Smalls, wearing baseball cap, celebrates with union members after getting the voting results to unionize workers at the Amazon warehouse on Staten Island, N.Y., on April 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez, File)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Alex Hogan
The principle of subsidiarity helps explain why labor organizers at an Amazon warehouse on Staten Island were able to build trust and win support from the rank-and-file.
Elon Musk, now estimated to be the wealthiest person in the world, speaks at a technology convention in 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Kevin Clarke
Elon Musk is making headlines by buying Twitter, but he is only one of the American oligarchs working to protect their wealth while fighting policies that would benefit the common good.