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.
Building Up the Common Good
by Michael J. Gerson

It takes effort, education and discipline to seek the welfare of the whole and to make sure the vulnerable are protected.

Poetry, Protest, and Propaganda
by Micah Mattix

Poetry devoted to a single cause or program lacks the independence to deal with human experience in all its ambiguities and paradoxes.

Genome Editing, Designer Babies, and the Common Good
by Michelle Crotwell Kirtley

How can we formulate ethical Christian responses to advances in gene therapy that allow for human enhancement?

Precedent over Prudence: McCutcheon and the Scandal of Campaign Finance Jurisprudence
by Bradford Littlejohn

The Supreme Court’s decision in the case of McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission displays a troubling choice of precedent over prudence.