Alex Mikulich is an anti-racist Roman Catholic social ethicist and activist.

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St. Ignatius, guide us to speak up for others

To care for the most vulnerable among us is not political correctness — it is human and Christian.


We need King’s revolution of love

We live in a time of many profound disconnects. Outdated political and economic systems and modes of thought and action no longer serve the common good. 


Resist barbarism in the White House

In his encyclical "The Gospel of Life," St. John Paul II warns, "Freedom negates and destroys itself and becomes a factor leading to the destruction of others, when it no longer respects or recognizes its essential link with the truth."

Given the so-called post-fact, post-truth world exemplified by the new U.S. president who openly disdains objective truth, we live in a new dark age where the essential link between truth and freedom is at risk.


Creating Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'world house'

Viewpoint: How many days of 2015 were there no police shootings of unarmed men, women and children? How do we build the "world house" King once envisioned?

Book Review

Exorcizing our racial ghosts