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  • Vulgar to virtue: A case study

    Vulgar to virtue: A case study

    (Nov. 15) The degraded nature of public discussion these days surely owes much to people feeling as if they aren’t being heard when they try to speak up respectfully. Last […]

     
  • Twitter-banned, live on Saturday night

    Twitter-banned, live on Saturday night

    (Nov. 1) Twitter, you ignorant slut. The randomness, humorlessness, and cultural tone-deafness of Twitter’s censors is a sight (or maybe a site?) to behold. My Twitter account has been suspended […]

     
  • University of Austin will do college right

    University of Austin will do college right

    (Nov. 9) The best news in academia in a long, long time came with this week’s announcement that distinguished scholars and thinkers are founding a new university “fully committed to […]

     
  • Ten (!) completely unrelated columns

    Ten (!) completely unrelated columns

    Why it’s okay to chant ‘Let’s Go, Brandon’ (Nov. 1) Series on Clinton impeachment gets at least some things right (Nov. 2) Youngkin won Virginia by being un-Trump-like, thank goodness […]

     
  • Yes, first responders should get vaccines

    Yes, first responders should get vaccines

    (Oct. 25) All sides of the debate about vaccine mandates should be more discerning and less absolutist. The radical anti-mandate side, though — the one that opposes such requirements in […]

     
  • Fr. Gregory Lucey, in memoriam

    Fr. Gregory Lucey, in memoriam

    (Oct. 5) MOBILE, Alabama — Fr. Gregory Lucey, S.J., who died Sept. 30 at age 88, was living embodiment of how most of life can and should transcend politics, and […]

     
  • Walker Beery’s legacy

    Walker Beery’s legacy

    (September 9): When 9-year-old Walker Beery died Sept. 4 after a grace-filled two-year battle with brain cancer, he bequeathed to the world a mission of his own devising: raise money […]

     
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

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