Solidarity Series

February 20, 2019

Justice for All? Skyrocketing Obamacare Premiums Forcing Many Middle-Income Families to Make Difficult Choices

February 21, 2019

America’s Penal System Needs a Principled Rethinking

More Americans are incarcerated today than there are people in the entire state of New Mexico. The United States is only rivaled in its incarceration rate […]
February 24, 2019

Hungary’s Victor Orban Champions Marriage and Family

Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban just unveiled a seven-point plan to help the formation of marriages and families. What could be closer to Catholic Social Teaching […]
February 24, 2019

Immigration and the Golden Ticket

In the last decade, the topic of immigration has become as divisive in the Catholic Church as the issue of abortion. Like abortion, immigration is now […]
February 26, 2019

Ignore the Histrionics of the American Bishops. Social Justice Demands a Wall. Just Ask Pope Francis…

When the American Bishops virtually lined up last week to denounce President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency in order to build a border wall that […]
February 27, 2019

The Catholic Left Cries Wolf Again – And No One Listens

I’ve been reading the liberal Catholic magazine Commonweal for more than 40 years, back when it published the writings of people like Dorothy Day and Fr. […]
February 28, 2019

Normalizing the Unconscionable

On February 21st, Vermont’s House of Representatives passed HR 57, an abortion rights bill with implications even more far-reaching than that signed by New York’s Governor […]
March 4, 2019

Tocqueville, Catholic Social Teaching, and the Family Fun Pack

A newly formed liberal think tank, the People’s Policy Project, recently rolled out its latest project, the Family Fun Pack (FFP), to provide millions of American […]
March 5, 2019

Solidarity and the Rise of National Populism?

Historians now agree that the Polish workers movement known as Solidarno?? – which arose in the 1980s and was inspired by the theme of solidarity in […]