Politics & Society

Politics & Society Books
Robert M. ShrumOctober 19, 2017
This is a real book, written by a real person, suffused with the raw wounds of her defeat.
The “pro-life generation” had a large presence at the annual March for Life in Washington on Jan. 27. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Politics & Society Short Take
Kelsey HazzardOctober 19, 2017
Millennials in the “pro-life generation” are not interested in a culture war, but simply want to save preborn children and their mothers from the tragedy of abortion.
Politics & Society Your Take
Our readersOctober 19, 2017
Although respondents to America’s survey had different priorities with regard to gun control, an overwhelming majority of 88 percent called gun control a pro-life issue.
Undocumented students at Loyola Marymount University demonstrate on campus in front of a piece of the Berlin Wall shortly before the 2016 presidential election. (Photo by Antonio De Loera-Brust) 
Politics & Society Podcasts
The EditorsOctober 19, 2017
“Immigrants historically have given so much more to the building of this country than they have ever taken.”
Workers march in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Sept. South Africa's biggest union group held marches nationwide to protest what it alleges is chronic corruption fueled by President Jacob Zuma and a prominent family of businessmen, reflecting public anger over a scandal that has ensnared several international companies. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Russell Pollitt, S.J.October 19, 2017
The bishops “urge constitutional experts and the law reform commission to guide the nation on the feasibility of establishing an anti-corruption court, with specialized prosecutors, that would ensure speedy and efficient disposal of corruption cases and financial crimes.”
A newly arrived Rohingya Muslim woman Anjuna Khatoon, 23, holds her 5-day-old baby girl who she gave birth to while making the journey to cross the border from Myanmar to Bangladesh, at Palong Khali, Bangladesh, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. Thousands more Rohingya Muslims are fleeing large-scale violence and persecution in Myanmar and crossing into Bangladesh, where more than half a million others are already living in squalid and overcrowded camps, according to witnesses and a drone video shot by the U.N. offic
Politics & Society News
Associated PressOctober 19, 2017
The witnesses repeatedly described an insignia on their attackers' uniforms that matched one worn by troops from Myanmar's Western Command