Hyperlinks: EWTN radio affiliate offensive on MLK; greed in US well being care; 'Is a Schism on the Horizon?' – Nationwide Catholic Reporter

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On the Black Catholic Messenger, Alessandra Harris gives a spot-on criticism of the Guadalupe Radio community host David Grey, who disparaged the reminiscence of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. with a 20-minute rant full of slurs, inaccuracies and the weird insistence that the vacation was “incompatible with the Mass.” Guadalupe Radio is the biggest affiliate of EWTN Radio. In 2020, the station dropped Gloria Purvis’ present after she spoke out about racism and changed her with Grey, who can also be African American. What he stated is offensive and silly.
If I had a greenback for each dialog I’ve heard about the truth that Democrats must do a greater job reaching out to Latino voters, I might be a wealthy man. However, as Sabrina Rodriguez experiences at Politico, it appears the GOP continues to outpace the Dems in outreach to Latinos and it’s removed from clear that Democratic candidates have the message self-discipline wanted to achieve Latinos. The cash quote is from Chuck Rocha, who was a senior advisor on Bernie Sanders’ presidential marketing campaign:
“After we as Democrats permit Republicans like Donald Trump to steal our financial populist message, we ought to be knocked up across the head. We permit them to have that narrative once we’re speaking about no matter social problem of the day is a sizzling button as a substitute of digging into populist financial points that say, ‘We’re right here to give you the results you want.’ “
Could not have stated it higher myself.
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In The Washington Put up, senior reporter Aaron Blake has assembled a timeline of Trump’s efforts to derail the census, particularly the correct counting of undocumented individuals. Former Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross was on the heart of the efforts, however different so-called institution Republicans joined in. The entire episode demonstrates that not the whole lot that’s rotten within the GOP will likely be eradicated if Trump absconded tomorrow to a international nation.
In The New York Occasions, a video essay that includes nurses who make the case that the well being care disaster on this nation is brought on by greed. That prognosis is right however not exhaustive. Greed discovered many mental acolytes within the postwar period, beginning with writers like Ayn Rand and economists like Milton Friedman. Greed morphed into an ideology that, improbably however efficiently, glommed onto the language of liberty related to the American founding and the rugged individualism celebrated in Hollywood westerns. The outcomes of the market grew to become confused with the optimum ethical end result. Social Darwinism grew to become a factor, and it’s the factor that has additionally ruined our hospitals.
Subsequent Wednesday night time, at 7 p.m. (Jap), I will likely be happy to affix a panel dialogue sponsored by Sacred Coronary heart College on the subject “Francis: Is a Schism on the Horizon?” Additionally on the panel will likely be my colleague on the Pill, Christopher Lamb, theologian Tina Beattie and David Gibson, director of Fordham’s Heart on Faith and Tradition. The moderator will likely be Michael Higgins from the College of British Columbia. You’ll be able to watch the occasion right here.
Michael Sean Winters covers the nexus of faith and politics for NCR.
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