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Using 'Hobby Lobby' to refuse a subpoena about child labor

During oral arguments in Hobby Lobby v. Sibelius and subsequent written opinions, the Supreme Court debated the case's unintended consequences. Would laws requiring vaccinations or prohibiting child labor, for example, now be affected by the new interpretation ... [Published dotCommonweal - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Now They Tell Us

Three knowledgable and connected Times reporters, Mark Mazzetti, Eric Schmitt, and Mark Landler, write today: ... [Published dotCommonweal - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Henry Kissinger Does Not Care for Your Unserious Questions

Henry Kissinger has a book to promote , and so he found himself appearing on The Takeaway -- a news magazine program that airs on the New York City public radio station WNYC. In the book, World Order, Kissinger offers his thoughts on the present ... [Published dotCommonweal - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

From the Archives: Whittaker Chambers on St. Benedict

A year after Witness was published and two years before his articles and reviews begain appearing in a new publication called the National Review (where he would write his famous take-down of Ayn Rand ), Whittaker Chambers wrote an essay about St. ... [Published dotCommonweal - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Our Website Open House Starts Right Now

For the next two months (through November 12), access to the Commonweal website is totally free for all registered readers. It's one of the many ways we're celebrating our 90th Anniversary this fall. ... [Published dotCommonweal - Sep 11 2014]
Entities: anniversary
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

The pope hangs out.

Stick around for Pope Francis's words of wisdom on the ego-destroying effects of playing sports (not professionally, obviously). ... [Published dotCommonweal - Sep 11 2014]
Entities: Pope Francis I, Sport
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Salaita, the Free Speech Movement, and the Occupation of "Civility"

Depending on which metaphor one prefers, the American left’s obsession with identity politics has become either a dead-end or an ironic u-turn. I have written about this issue before, in the context of contemporary conservatives stealing the liberal ... [Published dotCommonweal - Sep 10 2014]
Entities: Free Speech
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Now on the website

We’re now featuring three new pieces on the website. First, the editors on why, especially with new concerns about Islamist extremism, we need to be vigilant about the CIA’s actions and accountability: ... [Published dotCommonweal - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

The Curious Case of Carlos Urrutigoity (IV)

Read part one here , part two here , and part three here . “At the beginning of the Gospel of St. John,” Fr. Carlos Urrutigoity wrote in a September 2001 fundraising letter, “we see the calling of the first apostles.” Upon meeting Jesus, they ask ... [Published dotCommonweal - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

What Is George Mitchell Up To?

For those who've watched his public career over the years, the three - part essay just published by the Boston Globe on the need for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian standoff, and the importance of America's role in achieving that ... [Published dotCommonweal - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Prison as Purgatory

Stephen Webb makes a startling claim at the close of his First Things article on the US penal system: “Revival will come to America when Christians begin doing justice to the American prison system.” He speaks from his experience in prison ministry and ... [Published dotCommonweal - Sep 09 2014]
Entities: Prison
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Someone linked to Fordham will be New York governor

Well, someone already is, and he’ll probably keep his job. But if Andrew Cuomo (class of ’79) manages to lose, New York’s Jesuit university will still be represented. His Democratic primary opponent Zephyr Teachout is on the faculty of Fordham’s law ... [Published dotCommonweal - Sep 08 2014]

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Zwillich presses on, correcting the timeline ("forty years") and noting that, despite Kissinger's disavowal of any involvement with the coup, "Many other people testified in front of the Church Commission in the Senate later onon that in fact you were well informed of that operation even after officially turning it off in a memo –"
...on how little he—and other educated Americans of his generation—had been taught about the period between the fall of Rome and the Renaissance: "[U]nder the sunlit skies of my boyhood, the Dark Ages were seldom mentioned: if at all, chiefly by way of contrast to the light of our progress."  
"Conflicts in the Middlethe Middle East are many and overlapping: Arabs and Jews; Israelis and Palestinians; Persians and Arabs; Sunni and Shiite Muslims; fundamentalists and moderates; Sunni-led governments and Sunni opposition groups, including the Muslim Brotherhood. In this highly complex and volatile region, what should the United States do? What can we do?"
A study  completed two years ago asked college students at 17 colleges and universities: "How important to you personally is helping to promote racial understanding?"   The question was posed three times: upon arriving at college, at the end of freshman year, and at the end of senior year

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Three knowledgable and connected Times reporters, Mark Mazzetti, Eric Schmitt, and Mark Landler, write today: ...
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Henry Kissinger has a book to promote , and so he found himself appearing on The Takeaway -- a news magazine program that airs on the New York City public radio station WNYC. In the book, World Order, Kissinger offers his thoughts on the present ...
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