Summer 2015 | Volume 33, Issue 2
Let's not be simplistic, naïve, or self-congratulatory. This issue of Comment zooms in with a more granular understanding of the sources and causes of unjust inequalities, and makes a bold claim: There can be just inequalities, and with them often comes an unequal responsibility for the health of society.
Inequality: Complex Diagnoses, Multiple Prescriptions
What are we talking about when we talk about "inequality?"
An annotated reading of your world. Topics this issue include policing, architecture (the physical kind), and a craftsman more interest in being a first-rate artisan than a wealthy businessman.
Let's not confuse difference with inequality.
Reviving Citizenship in the New Gilded Age
Piketty take note: the democratic challenge posed by inequality is not simply about economics or politics narrowly understood: it is about culture.
Predatory Lending is Theft
Why it's time for Christians to call for an end to payday loans.
Our Further-Off Neighbours
On moral education and farming small.
Marriage is a Social Justice Issue
A conversation with Brad Wilcox about the social revolutions that have generated economic inequality.
Making Marriage Work
Our economies and cultures depend on it.
We Are All Complicit
Why the American Dream remains elusive for so many of our kids.
Closing the Graduation Gap
Opportunity does not exist where odds are something to be defied.