Tom Cornell once described the Catholic Worker movement as a community "marked by a cooperative social order without extremes of wealth and poverty and a nonviolent approach to legitimate defense and conflict resolution."
Commentary: During this season, I see them in the fields every morning. The onion pickers. Watching them reminds me that I have a responsibility to use the knowledge I've gained of the difficulties farmworkers face.
Michael Sean Winters rounds up political news and commentary: Koch Industries in Russia; Trump's candidate lags in Georgia; Mick Mulvaney and CBS; Dorothy Day, idealization and holiness; forgiving student loan debt.
What to do when a global pandemic turns the world upside down? "Open a Catholic Worker house" may not be the first answer for most of us. But for three groups in Iowa, Kansas and Wisconsin, it was the perfect time.