Politics & Society

America This Week August 15, 2018
The Aug. 15 guest is Stephanie Slade
In this April 18, 2018, file photo, Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts speaks at the legislature, in Lincoln, Neb. (Gwyneth Roberts/Lincoln Journal Star via AP, File)
Gov. Pete Ricketts helped finance a ballot drive to reinstate capital punishment after lawmakers overrode his veto in 2015.
Dean Dettloff August 13, 2018
Quebec’s far right has been expanding, especially targeting the province’s Muslim community.
Bishop Lawrence T. Persico of Erie, Pa., speaks during a meeting in late January at the headquarters of U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Washington. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn) 
Some details about what's in the report have been made public, including that it will identify more than 300 “predator priests.”
Members of the U.S. Border Patrol apprehend an immigrant from Guatemala on June 19 near Falfurrias, Texas. (CNS photo/Adrees Latif, Reuters)
Diego Gómez Pickering August 10, 2018
The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration is a holistic approach that treats people with kindness and also recognizes economic opportunity.
The Editors August 10, 2018
President Trump has repeatedly and egregiously disparaged Muslims in ways that contradict his own State Department’s purported promotion of religious protections.