Social Justice

Nathan Schneider February 11, 2019
Today, it is easier than ever for activists to command attention for a moment but harder to form the lasting relationships and organizations that are also needed to make lasting change.
Tom Elitz, S.J. February 08, 2019
An interview with Charlie Camosy on intersectional critical theory and the state of Catholic moral thinking
The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C. (iStock/AndreyKrav)
During African-American History Month, we should embrace the radical Dr. King, who focused on the “triple American evils of racism, materialism and militarism.”
Teachers and supporters hold signs in the rain during a rally on Jan. 14 in Los Angeles. Thousands of Los Angeles teachers went on strike for the first time in three decades after contract negotiations failed in the nation's second-largest school district. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Dean Dettloff January 22, 2019
Strikes have likewise been prominent in Canada’s southern neighbor over the last year. Teachers in West Virginia made national headlines when strikes across the state won higher wages from a Republican governor and legislature
Necessary change can happen during tumult, argues the veteran activist George Lakey, while tranquility can keep unjust conditions in place. (iStock/PeopleImages)
Nathan Schneider January 14, 2019
Polarized times tempt danger, such as the very real authoritarian surge happening around the world right now. But necessary changes often take place during periods of tumult, not tranquility.
Abby Johnson, who early in her career assisted in carrying out abortions, will be among the speakers during the 2019 March for Life rally Jan. 18 on the National Mall in Washington. (CNS photo/Jose Luis Aguirre, Catholic San Francisco)
Sean Salai, S.J. January 14, 2019
"Seeing a child that young fight and struggle against the abortion instrument led me to re-evaluate what I believed and had been told was true."