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A man and woman sit close together and share an intimate moment in a play rehearsal .
Arts & CultureIdeas
Rhoda Feng
“Love,” a new play by Alexander Zeldin, is not a grim report on poverty nor a blistering call for social reform, but simply lets the poor speak their own stories.
A rally against assisted suicide on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, in October 2020. (CNS photo/Art Babych)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Miriane Demers-Lemay
For a young woman with acute environmental hypersensitivity, applying to government authorities for assistance with dying has proved far easier than dealing with the housing bureaucracy.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Robert David Sullivan
The great replacement theory and its undisguised racism have horrified all but the most right-wing political leaders.
A homeless person sleeps under a blanket outside a window display in New York on Jan. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Kim Hopper
For decades, the United States has responded to homelessness with small change. It’s time to think big and treat housing as a human right.
Politics & SocietyFeatures
Eve Tushnet
We need a new image of what it means to be a good neighbor.
Politics & SocietyJesuitical
Jesus said the poor will always be with us, but that doesn’t mean we can’t end homelessness.