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From the Editors
The Century's take on the issues of the day
Doing something is not always better than doing nothing.
Telling the truth requires more than right thinking. It requires being a particular sort of person.
Avoid the media distractions. Focus on collective responses to Trump.
Loving our enemies means arguing with each other about what matters most.
Survivors are in our pews—and pulpits.
Refugee resettlement works. Here's why.
Political journalism may need to do more, but it also needs to do less.
The Dakota Access pipeline poses a threat to indigenous people. Their resistance poses tough questions for all of us.
Memoir can be self-indulgent. It can also be serious moral reflection.
It's not new for politicians to talk a lot about American jobs. But their nationalistic fervor is troubling.
Pope Francis’s response to the killing of a French priest puzzled some. But it pointed to the true nature of Christian witness.
Trump and the RNC platform have little to say about climate action. Yet many steps we could take are inherently conservative.
In Rio, refugees will compete under an international flag. Maybe this will inspire new reflection on the purpose of a nation.
Trump complains that tax-exempt rules require religious nonprofits to be silent on politics. He’s wrong.