Nathan Schneider, a contributing writer for America, is a reporter and professor of media studies at the University of Colorado Boulder.
Faith Short Take
August 21, 2018
Using an abuse and accountability scandal to scapegoat Catholic queerness is not O.K.
Obsessive monitoring of the president, whoever he is, serves as a cheap, news-like substitute for actual reporting.(photo composite from CNS and AP images)
Politics & Society Features
May 30, 2018
The presidency has become a cult to which we are expected to constantly direct our attention; the result is a disenchantment with democracy.
Politics & Society Short Take
May 18, 2018
Despite being out of sight, the bombs are as ever-present as micro-aggressions and mass incarceration.
Arts & Culture Books
May 01, 2018
What if we could make economics uninteresting again?
Politics & Society Short Take
March 14, 2018
The Vatican just held a hackathon. Take a moment to recover from the shock.
Politics & Society Short Take
January 23, 2018
I want to be able to serve the state better. I want to be able to serve more of the state.
Politics & Society Short Take
December 28, 2017
It turns out to be easier to make a quick buck in this world than to change it.
Politics & Society Short Take
November 22, 2017
The goal is not to make sure everyone is safe and secure. It is to enable a few people to do really, really well.
Politics & Society Short Take
November 01, 2017
Leftist men need to get more leftist about sex—and maybe more conservative, too.
Politics & Society Short Take
October 10, 2017
Catholic distributism might have something to offer for those rushing to adopt these new technologies.