Burning the Amazon to produce more cattle
From the Editors
The Century's take on the issues of the day
The Trump administration and public opinion are moving in opposite directions.
Helping people feel connected to one another is the holy work of any community, including congregations.
Cultivating a democracy that deliberates
A new funding law gives the Trump administration trust it hasn’t earned.
People’s lives elude sharply drawn lines.
It’s not clear that college applicants will be the ones served by another number to measure them.
Bad for democracy, good for business
God called all of them good. Humans are rapidly destroying them.
HR 40 is about more than money. It’s about grappling with history.
We’re long past the time for gradual changes.
It’s not that we lack information about religion. It’s that we don’t deeply inhabit the religious stories we do know.
But first, they need all 400 pages.
An ELCA bishop apologized for sexist comments he made—without claiming that they were out of character.
The voting rights provisions of the “For the People Act” should be uncontroversial.