Posts tagged "labor"

Scenes From an Occupation

Nora Connor spent the wee hours of Friday morning in Zucotti Park, waiting for Bloomberg to evict the Occupy Wall Street protesters.  Below she documents dawn in the park and the breaking news that the eviction had been called off.  Some of the images are dark or hard to see; they all convey the unfolding...

Much Love to You Always, Dorothy

All the Way to Heaven: The Selected Letters of Dorothy Day; Marquette University Press (2011), $35 Reviewed by Jack Downey The acclaimed Catholic University of America professor, John Tracy Ellis, once said that you can’t be a good historian unless you enjoy reading dead people’s mail. Happily for anyone who considers herself a Dorothy Day aficionado but...

Hog-Driving Cleric

From Michael Miller's profile of the new Archbishop of Miami, Thomas Wenski, printed this week in the Miami New Times:
Wenski is unlike anything the church has ever seen. He's a hard-charging, hog-driving cleric and licensed pilot who speaks six languages fluently. In the past seven months, he has come on like a blessed freight...