Capital Commentary is a weekly current-affairs publication of the Center for Public Justice. Published since 1996, it is written to encourage the pursuit of justice. Commentaries do not necessarily represent an official position of the Center for Public Justice but are intended to help advance discussion.
ISIL and the International System
by Paul S. Rowe

ISIL’s move to erase the border between Iraq and Syria and its religious cleansing of the areas under its authority challenge the foundations of the state system that underpin international law and custom.

“Forgive Us: Confessions of a Compromised Faith”
by Byron Borger

A new book chronicles some of the North American church’s greatest social abuses and calls for confession, repentance, and reconciliation.

Public Justice and Education in Indian Country (2)
by Ben Gibson

The second article in the series on Native American education showcases Lakota perspectives from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.

When Water Poverty Hits Home
by George McGraw

A new challenge in the crisis of water poverty in America is communities losing the access they once had to clean water and sanitation.