Voices
Brandon Sanchez is a Joseph A. O’Hare fellow at America.
Faith Short Take
Brandon SanchezNovember 05, 2018
This year, the election hovered over the Teach-In, with conversations about immigration and racism predominating.
Arts & Culture Books
Brandon SanchezNovember 02, 2018
And reading poetry, like the books in our 2018 poetry review, can be a great way to not make perfect sense of a thing, but to just be with a thing.
Politics & Society Features
Brandon SanchezOctober 30, 2018
Regardless of who wins in November, what happens next for the social-justice movement in America?
Politics & Society Dispatches
Brandon SanchezOctober 19, 2018
The night—at times weighed down by sobering reminders of abuse—was overlaid with levity.
The tête-à-tête between Paul Krugman and Nancy Pelosi in Manhattan was like a documentary about a once-popular rock band. (Rod Morata/Michael Priest Photography)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Brandon SanchezOctober 16, 2018
Speaking in a deep blue stronghold, the Democratic leader of the House calls for “civility” and cautiously hopes that she will again wield the speaker’s gavel in January.
Arts & Culture Ideas
Brandon SanchezOctober 01, 2018
Kanye is id-made-flesh, an extreme and uncomfortable example of what we all look like when turned inside out.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Brandon SanchezSeptember 28, 2018
“Refugee protection has been politicized...and refugees have been denigrated in our public debate.”
A second-grade Spanish class at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic School in Henderson, Ky., in March 2018. The school has 33 students registered as Hispanic for the 2018-19 academic year, up three from last year. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Faith Dispatches
Brandon SanchezSeptember 21, 2018
Only about 8 percent of teachers in Catholic schools are Hispanic, compared with 17 percent of students. Low salaries and a weak professional pipeline make it difficult to diversify the teaching staff.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks about refugees as he makes a statement to the media Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Brandon SanchezSeptember 20, 2018
The announcement that the United States will cap its intake of refugees at 30,000 was swiftly denounced by Catholic leaders.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Brandon SanchezSeptember 18, 2018
This economy is not working for human beings.