We’re all responsible for the toxic discourse that lets Marjorie Taylor Greene and Father Altman thrive
The temptation in current U.S. politics is to treat all of one’s opponents the same: not just evil, but blameworthy for every imaginable form of evil.
The popular “scientific” discourse around election forecasting has once again proven disappointingly misguided, at best, and fraudulent, at worst. Our democracy deserves better.
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.
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.
Pat Robertson and others appear to have abandoned the notion that political action has the ability to improve the lives of the governed.