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Fanon’s Warning

Alienation and Freedom  by frantz fanon  edited by jean khalfa and robert j. c. young  translated by steven corcoran  bloomsbury academic, 816 pages, $29.95 In the ferment of the present moment, with its surging floods of migrants and its ostensibly gratuitous but historically . . . . Continue Reading »

Catholic America

Continental Ambitions:  Roman Catholics in North America  by kevin starr ignatius, 675 pages, $34.95 In The Good Shepherd, the 2006 spy film, mobster Joseph Palmi asks CIA agent (and stereotypical WASP) Edward Wilson an insolent question: “We Italians, we got our families . . . . Continue Reading »

Editorial: Repenting of America 1492–1992

Congress has created the Christopher Columbus Quincentenary Jubilee Commission. To date, twenty-two states have established similar commissions to coordinate a wide range of activities celebrating the discovery of America. The National Council of Churches (NCC) is having none of it. In May the . . . . Continue Reading »

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