James Martin, S.J., describes the devastating drought in Eastern Africa, and what Catholics can do to help, and Kerry Weber discusses the challenges facing unemployed workers who are now being told not apply for jobs if they have been out of work for an extended period. Kevin Spinale, S.J., concludes the discussion with an update on Google's legal battle to obtain the rights to scan books into an online digital archive. Read Robert Darnton's coverage of the issue in the New York Review of Books.
Archive for July 29th 2011
Is the race for the Republican nomination Mitt Romney's to lose? Will Sarah Palin ever decide whether to run, and can Michelle Bachmann pull a Mike Huckabee at the Iowa stroll poll next month? Can any of these candidates defeat President Obama, even at a time of growing unemployment? Matt Malone, S.J., former associate editor and keen observer of the U.S. political scene, analyzes the field as the race for 2012 gathers steam.