Beyond the current Supreme Court case, there are deeper problems—and possible solutions.
From the Editors
The Century's take on the issues of the day
Like many legal and moral disputes, the case involving a Colorado bakery and a same-sex couple hinges on finding the right analogy.
The senator’s reasonable concern—that Muslims and people of all religions be treated equally—led to an unreasonable demand.
Trump can't stop the international community from taking action.
There is a crisis of moral norms in America. The president is part symptom and part cause.
Caring for the sick means keeping them in our risk pool.
Turning local police into ICE agents makes everyone less safe.
American military action hasn’t helped in the Middle East before. Why would it now?
Forget 2010. The baseline is now.
We've had decades of experiments with charter schools and vouchers. There are no resounding success stories.
The president has been slow to condemn acts of hatred against religious minorities. Moral leaders are stepping into the vacuum.
Be an activist. But approach it with intention, care, and clear limits.
Yes, it’s a Christian heresy. There are worse things.
California is on track to reduce carbon emissions—through innovation as well as regulation.
Sick people need coverage. Insurers need healthy customers, too. Everyone needs to be able to afford it.