This pandemic can feel like a darkness that won’t ever end. That’s why the sunflower is such a great teacher of what we must do in such times: turn to the light.
Posts in Current Events
Leaving Afghanistan was a tragedy, as was the entire war. In light of the end of this 20 year occupation which claimed the lives of over 150,000 people, we must confront uncomfortable questions raised by Jesus and the Gospel.
Like any home, we may hear of the unpleasant experiences of those who attempt to enter. We can then ask ourselves, what can help soften our hearts?
Like it or not, Kanye is our Wagner – a master architect of pure spectacle and a man whose unhinged brilliance confronts us all.
Air Force veteran Joseph Nolla reflects on the difficulty making sense of the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan in the aftermath of the withdrawal of US troops, as well as the conduct of the war itself. As painful as the fall of Afghanistan is, finding God in this moment is both a challenging and necessary task.
The great Chilean Jesuit saint reminds us that we are called to be more than what we produce and consume.
Lebanon continues to struggle through a crisis of leadership that has devastated multiple sectors of life. Amidst it all, the Lebanese people have shown great resilience.
Corporate media’s traditional forms of distributing information are not keeping up with means and content that the next generation of media consumers are seeking, especially long-form interviews that podcasts make use of. The New York Times commentary on the phenomenon of Joe Rogan’s podcast success, published July 4th, 2021, takes a defensive position and admits a self-realization that their traditional form and control over information is not a model that is drawing new consumers.
The California drought is an opportunity to examine how meat-heavy diets cause a strain to our water supply.
Sometimes a win in soccer means more than just a win on the field. Ian Peoples reflects on the significance of Italy’s and Argentina’s victories in their respective championships.