LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Emblazoned on the centennial seal of St. William Catholic Church here are the apt words, “A Peacemaking Community.” Peace and justice are paramount for the congregation and its pastoral administrator, Sharan Benton.
Book Review Most readers of this newspaper probably would agree we don’t have much to thank the Bush administration for. One exception might be the plethora of excellent books about this most nefarious administration.
Film Review A very timely piece of history, “Going Upriver,” which aired at September’s Toronto International Film Festival, will only confirm once again that John Kerry was a dedicated and courageous soldier.
Review The mysterious, hidden-away little brother of two English kings, who was also uncle of the current queen, is the subject of a powerful drama by award-winning playwright Stephen Poliakoff, on “The Lost Prince,” airing on Masterpiece Theatre Sundays, Oct. 17-24, 9-11 p.m. EDT (check local listings).
Three times in a week, U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Texas) received a rebuke from the House ethics committee.
Opinion The slacker vote? To many, this sounds like a contradiction in terms. Kids and students only want to hang out and have a good time.
Opinion The more the Latino voter turnout grows by Nov. 2, the greater the likelihood the Kerry-Edwards ticket will defeat Bush-Cheney and the extreme right-wing majority in Congress. click here for Spanish text
The Center for Disease Control’s “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report” (MMWR) has issued the first official findings from its federally funded Mt. Sinai Worker and Volunteer Medical Screening Program concerning the health status of rescue and recovery workers at the World Trade Center after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
The Bush administration’s pretensions to represent anyone apart from its corporate cronies have never been further from reality.
In an earlier column on the crisis gripping state employee pension funds, I mistakenly gave some comfort to private sector workers by alluding to pension protections provided by the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC).