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Supporters of then-President Donald Trump gather in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington Jan. 6, 2021, holding a large 13-star flag amid smoke.
Politics & SocietyEditorials
The Editors
The United States must be capable of holding to account those who abandon deliberative self-governance for a politics based on exploiting outrage and resentment.
Arts & CultureBooks
Nathan Beacom
In her new book, Uprooted, Grace Olmstead investigates the social and personal costs of shopping for a place to live the way we shop for cars.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Eduardo Campos Lima
New migrant caravans to the United States are always forming with large contingents of Central Americans, but there is a growing presence of Haitians, Venezuelans and Brazilians among them.
Politics & SocietyFeatures
James F. Keenan
Social trust cannot be achieved without working through the long-standing resentments of those populist masses who perceive themselves as the ‘deplorables’ of the elite.
The Supreme Court is seen at dusk in Washington, Oct. 22, 2021.
Politics & SocietyNews
Mark Sherman - Associated Press
The high court ruling came a day after a state court judge in Texas ruled that the controversial “heartbeat law” is unconstitutional, yet left the law in place.
The sun sets at the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington Nov. 29, 2021.
Politics & SocietyNews
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service
In oral arguments that took nearly two hours, several of the justices found fault with the state’s decision process in determining just how religious a school was to decide if it could participate or not.