The Trump administration is treating it as plunder. The Antiquities Act saw it as a bearer of stories and wonders.
From the Editors
The Century's take on the issues of the day
Trump’s new policies are creating confusion and misery.
US officials have been lying about the war since it started. Why don’t we care?
Will the US and other nations speak up?
New Jersey just became the 14th state to offer them.
They need to do it anyway.
The American dream is not just about accumulating private wealth.
We already have the infrastructure to resettle far more refugees than the administration is letting in.
The advantages of a universal program
Trump’s position is not that the facts will vindicate him. It’s that they don’t matter.
The young activist’s words were designed to disturb us and make us see ourselves as we are.
No one has done more to transform the language for thinking about America’s racial past.
Burning the Amazon to produce more cattle
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.