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Politics & Society Short Take
May 31, 2024
The reality is that voters don’t have to like Mr. Trump, or think he’s a martyr of our legal system, in order to vote for him.
Politics & Society Short Take
February 15, 2024
It is not democratic, with a small “d,” for major media outlets to simply ignore concerns shared by a wide majority of the electorate.
Arts & Culture Television
December 14, 2023
Television as a popular medium died 25 years ago. It’s time to mourn.
Politics & Society Short Take
November 13, 2023
Senator Joe Manchin, who announced last week he would not run for re-election, blocked efforts to fight climate change and child poverty. That doesn’t make him a ‘centrist.’
Politics & Society News Analysis
August 24, 2023
Trump skips ‘The Tonight Show Starring Donald Trump’
Activists gather at the Minnesota State Capitol in on Jan. 27, 2023, as the state Senate debates a bill to add a ‘right to abortion‘ to state law. Photo: OSV News photo/Dave Hrbacek, Catholic Spirit
Politics & Society Dispatches
June 29, 2023
Dobbs did not dictate abortion policy at any level, but in overturning Roe after nearly 50 years, the court ruling did restore the right of states to set their own abortion policies.
Pope Francis speaks with the editors and staff of America. (America Media/Antonello Nusca)
Politics & Society Dispatches
December 29, 2022
Senior editor Robert David Sullivan charts America magazine’s year in review, month by month.
President Joe Biden holds up his pen after signing 8nto law the Respect for Marriage Act, a landmark bill protecting same-sex marriage, on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington Dec. 13, 2022. (CNS photo/Kevin Lamarque, Reuters)
Politics & Society News Analysis
December 15, 2022
The Respect for Marriage Act upholds a principle that most Americans can agree on: We are not going back to the 1950s.
Politics & Society Short Take
November 17, 2022
Let us all pause to imagine Donald J. Trump saying, “I can only ask your forgiveness” to anyone.
The sun rises over the U.S. Capitol in Washington Nov. 9, 2022, as election results continued to be tallied across the U.S. to determine control of Congress. (CNS photo/Tom Brenner, Reuters)
Politics & Society News Analysis
November 09, 2022
Almost everyone is frustrated because they want one party to finally achieve a decisive win and pull the country out of a polarization vortex — but it never happens.