Cultivating a democracy that deliberates
From the Editors
The Century's take on the issues of the day
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.
The No More Deaths volunteers were imitating the logic of the incarnation.
The border wall means a lot to Trump. It means very little for public policy.
The new criminal justice law is modest. But it may signal a shifting narrative.