In Good Company

Why we need the major political parties

By Rebecca Ryskind Teti

With the Republican convention just over and the Democratic underway, now seems the moment for at least a mild defense of our party system, which... (Read more)

NFP – we're all in this together

By Rebecca Ryskind Teti

Imagine most of the world laboring under a set of presuppositions that have absolutely awful social and economic consequences.Scholars from... (Read more)

Born American, but in the wrong place

By Rebecca Ryskind Teti

Hungarian-born politics professor Peter W. Schramm gives a heart-warming account of his family’s flight from Communist oppression in 1956. Having... (Read more)

Lay Catholics and social justice

By Rebecca Ryskind Teti

“Self-Delusion & True Contrition.” That title caught my eye in our parish used book rack, so I invested fifty cents towards the enlightenment of... (Read more)

18 ways to defend religious liberty

By Rebecca Ryskind Teti

Last May 21, 43 Catholic institutions including the Archdioceses of New York and Washington and the University of Notre Dame filed suit in federal... (Read more)

Is same-sex marriage the future?

By Rebecca Ryskind Teti

Is legal recognition of same-sex marriage inevitable? Last week’s presidential endorsement has some folks speaking as if it were. The success... (Read more)
Everyone loves a good lawyer joke, even lawyers. If you were a lawyer, however, and had a friend who never missed an opportunity to run your... (Read more)

The economy of women’s work

By Rebecca Ryskind Teti

A left-wing political operative stepped in it last week when she accused the wife of Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney of “never working... (Read more)

On the relevance of Holy Week

By Rebecca Ryskind Teti

I can’t help but notice the grim mysteries of Holy Week are upon us this year in the middle of a national debate in which one side sees religious... (Read more)
Do you want to pay for someone’s abortion? Take money out of your wallet and directly fund the taking of a human life? The thought may horrify... (Read more)

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