Brandon Sanchez is a Joseph A. O’Hare fellow at America.
Faith Dispatches
Brandon SanchezNovember 28, 2018
The fossil fuel divestment movement, which started in the 2000s, has become a mainstay of activism on college campuses.
Arts & Culture Film
Brandon SanchezNovember 20, 2018
The shimmer of liberal democracy has been tarnished with grit and grime, dulled by wear and tear. We are stuck in the ring, brawling in our stars-and-stripes shorts.
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.