Not quite life and death

Bill Shankly, the legendary former manager of Liverpool Football Club, was once asked if soccer was a life and death matter. His answer: “Listen, it’s more important than that.” And

A U.S. role in Darfur

It’s been nearly five years since an outbreak of anti-Americanism greeted the election of George W. Bush. Since then, the Iraq war, prison abuse scandals and another, more decisive, Bush

Valuing the vulnerable

I would like you to meet Rick Johnson. Rick is a 38-year-old man from Madison, Wisconsin. While I was a college student I had the chance to work with Rick

Changing hearts, ending abortion

Despite all the talk about retiring Supreme Court justices, the reversal of Roe v. Wade is in no way imminent. Even if two pro-Roe justices retire over the next four years, the president

Stem cell pop quiz

By now most Americans have heard of stem-cell research. Sadly, the general public remains largely misinformed about this controversial topic, and, as expected, many politicians have positioned themselves to benefit