Trump’s position is not that the facts will vindicate him. It’s that they don’t matter.
From the Editors
The Century's take on the issues of the day
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.
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.