Paper Clippings The Blog of The Crossroads Cultural Center

Paper Clippings, more than a classical blog, is a service providing valuable reading material in order to help readers reach a judgment about current affairs. Comments and discussion are more than welcome.

Friday
Mar242017

Worse

Peter Beinart on how secularization in the US is sharpening polarization.
Tuesday
Feb282017

Eyewitnesses

This sounds like an interesting book.
Friday
Feb242017

Still going strong

John Allen remembers Fr. Giussani.
Thursday
Feb162017

Expressive individualism

In many ways, our culture keeps is stuck in the 1960's.
Monday
Feb132017

Saved by beauty

A new book on Dorothy Day.
Thursday
Feb022017

Alone

Christians in Northern Nigeria.
Sunday
Jan222017

No one beyond forgiveness

An interesting story.
Wednesday
Jan042017

A time of chaos

Is Canada embracing a new form of totalitarianism?
Tuesday
Jan032017

Philantropy

Regardless of how representative Victor Davis Hanson's experiences may be, it is true that compassion from a distance is a very characteristic phenomenon of our time.
Friday
Dec232016

Genesis

A conversion story.
Wednesday
Dec212016

Presepi

Time for some nativity scenes.
Monday
Dec192016

Silence

An interview with Martin Scorsese.
Tuesday
Dec062016

Social bifurcation

The real problem raised in this article is not even empathy, but simply: what do you do when you increase productivity so much that millions of your potential customers become unemployed? Just cater to the minority of affluent people who control the levers of technology?
Sunday
Nov202016

We don't need people

Joel Kotkin on the "new feudalism" of technocracy.
Sunday
Nov202016

Foundational things

Ross Douthat on the real problem of contemporary "liberalism."