There was a petty war of words last week over a very serious contest of ideas. The trivialities can be laid once more at the feet of President Barack Obama's opponents, who never miss an opportunity to degrade him. First among his detractors was former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani.
In Working Class Perspectives , a project of the Center for Working Class Studies at Youngstown State University, academic Jack Metzgar discusses class bias in sociology and the "professional middle-class blindness to other class cultures that in American social science can so easily turn into a kind of 'there's-only-one-right-way' cultural imperialism."
NCR Today: Ambassador White remembered; Bishop supports health care; A Lenten reflection; Yoga debated; The best kept secret of the Catholic Church.
Column: While I advocate for the best films and performances, the film industry has a vision problem in the films it chooses to award.
Global Sisters Report: The snow began falling steadily just before prayers Monday morning, and Tuesday, we awoke to a world completely covered in white.
With the Oscars coming up this weekend, it's the perfect time to discuss the days when the Legion of Decency wielded a lot of power over movies.
Robert Edward White, ambassador to El Salvador 1980-81 and known best for refusing to cover up the murders of four churchwomen by the Salvadoran military, was remembered as "a man of courage" during a Mass of Christian burial Friday at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Alexandria, Va.
In 1987, football coach Jim White (Kevin Costner) loses his job at a high school for losing his temper and throwing a shoe at a kid. It wasn't the first time. He is hired by the high school in McFarland in California's central valley as the assistant coach and life science teacher despite the principal's hesitation.
Updated: The San Francisco archbishop has exchanged accusations with eight California lawmakers over language included in a new faculty handbook.
According to a statement credited to Thich Nhat Hanh collaborator, Sister Chân Không, and posted Feb. 19 on the reputable Lion’s Roar website, the Vietnamese Buddhist monk, who suffered a severe stroke last November, continues to make progress in recovery in a French hospital.