US & More - 2014

Fence separating Mexico from the United States. Photo by Sgt. Gordon Hyde via Wikimedia Commons

Strangers and Sojourners

US & MoreCaroline Hedel

“When a stranger sojourns with you in your land, you shall not do him wrong ... you shall love him as yourself, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the Lord your God.” Leviticus 19:33-34.

Alexis de Tocqueville by Theodore Chasseriau.

How Democracy Dies

US & MorePatrick Deneen

It is almost impossible to talk about the nature of American Politics without referring to Alexis de Tocqueville’s essential work. This essay, “How Democracy Dies,” originally appeared in The American Conservative.

Our Lady of Guadalupe. Via Wikimedia Commons

Latino Jolt

US & MoreMattia Ferraresi

"Francis has been like a magical chord which resonates in the hearts of the Hispanic people." A look at Pope Francis and the Hispanic communities in the United States.

The Brooklyn Bridge. CC0 Creative Commons

Person and People: A Continuous Generation

US & MoreMaura Kate Costello

"Thousands of people made their way to the 'capital of the world' for a different reason: not to create themselves, but to belong to a people." An overview of the 2014 New York Encounter.