The Century's take on the issues of the day
The question isn't how frightening ISIS is. It's what actual threat it poses—and how to contain that threat without causing more harm.
On election day, the Republicans will keep the House, the Democrats may lose the Senate, and 1,000 more immigrants will be deported.
Behind the Ebola epidemic are issues of basic health care. Combating it involves fairly basic public health measures and education.
Air strikes give the illusion of surgical intervention. But they are not unambiguous humanitarian acts.
The people to whom John Howard Yoder was accountable struggled to discipline him—and failed to deal adequately with his victims' pain.
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