Rape in the Fields, Little Did I Know

Univision and PBS have produced "Rape in the Fields," a 51-minute documentary examining three landmark cases against companies accused of condoning the abuse of female agricultural workers. The accusations of woman plaintiffs ranged from verbal harassment to rape. In some of the cases, women were awarded damages for the abuse they experienced and in others their pleas for justice went unheard.

No More Monkeys

My “daddy sabbatical” has begun. After serving at a Jesuit high school for the past six years as a Social Justice teacher, I recently decided to take some time away from work and be more present to my two young children. Such…

Pope Francis: The Discomfort of Solidarity

Pope Francis' suggestion that "solidarity" is often considered "counterproductive" rings true in many realms of today's world. Advocates of the economically poor and marginalized often experience the discomfort that exists for many when solidarity creeps into discussions about the economy, the role of government, and at times even the church.