Politics & Society Short TakeJason BlakelyNovember 04, 2020
The popular “scientific” discourse around election forecasting has once again proven disappointingly misguided, at best, and fraudulent, at worst. Our democracy deserves better.
Faith Faith and ReasonJason BlakelyOctober 01, 2020
With the much-anticipated release of Pope Francis’s new encyclical “Fratelli Tutti” on Oct. 4, Catholic Christians would do well to revisit his critique of false realism and false nostalgia, and his call for the church to foster a political attitude of faithful and daring dreaming.
Politics & Society Faith and ReasonJason BlakelySeptember 19, 2019
From a unity deeper than citizenship, that of baptism, we implore our fellow Christians: Join us in denouncing this violence, and help us understand what distance is left between that nationalism and yours.
Politics & Society News AnalysisJason BlakelyMay 04, 2018
The conflict between Mr. Ryan’s libertarianism and his Catholicism rests on rival anthropologies.
Politics & Society FeaturesJason BlakelyOctober 13, 2017
Pat Robertson and others appear to have abandoned the notion that political action has the ability to improve the lives of the governed.
Arts & Culture BooksJason BlakelyJune 14, 2017
In sharp contrast to Rod Dreher, Julian Carrón does not think Christians should disown contemporary society as a new “Dark Age.”
Politics & Society In All ThingsJason BlakelyMarch 01, 2017
Trump may have given one restrained speech, but Steve Bannon still hews to a vision of America under siege.
Politics & Society In All ThingsJason BlakelyJanuary 20, 2017
A lesson from philosopher Charles Taylor: the key feature of modern times is pluralism.