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In response to the wave of violence against Jews in New York and New Jersey, progressives must confront the root causes of xenophobia in America and beyond. Read more

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Rolling Stone says the religious left should welcome Pete Buttigieg’s ‘public embrace of Christianity,’ but AOC’s ‘love thy neighbor’ politics reflects the Catholic Worker roots of democratic socialism. Read more


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Trump’s policy is no longer in the spotlight, but the ban on visitors from Muslim-majority countries is still separating American families. Read more

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By arguing that ‘the left’ represents as dangerous a threat as mass shooters and right-wing terrorists, Times writer Bari Weiss cheapens the crisis facing America, one that she has witnessed firsthand. Read more



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The president and his supporters have stoked fear of Muslims for years. Now, they’re sad for the victims, but not really all that sorry. Read more

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How Representative Omar’s blunder left the Israel lobby stronger than ever Read more

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The radical social justice of the early Christian Gospel and its good news for our own day.  Read more

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The massacre in Pittsburgh has a lesson for progressives. Read more

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Trump has been inviting carnage, and now he has it. Read more

Law and Justice


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The perpetrators may live on society’s fringes, but their call to hate comes from the president of the United States. Read more

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Colorado baker Jack Phillips claims that he is being harassed by the state in a new tussle over cakes, celebrations, and discrimination law. Read more

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Dangerous lies from people in high places are an everyday part of our world. Here’s one case with a positive outcome. Read more

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Both major parties have largely failed to court this faith community. But Democrats need to step up their outreach or they will miss out on an important group of possible supporters. Read more

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Bakery owner Jack Phillips got the decision he wanted, but the next time he turns away a same-sex couple, he will lose his case.  Read more

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The best argument against repealing the Johnson Amendment comes not from the charitable sector, but from conservatives themselves.  Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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The Daily Telegraph’s attack on George Soros crosses a new line. Read more

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With Islamophobia at historic levels, a Muslim social services provider finds that women who flee to shelters often confront new abuses from non-Muslim survivors and staff members. Read more

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