Puerto Rico's Economic Crisis Addressed in New Book

Author: Chelsey Boyle

Boom and Bust in Puerto Rico

Who is to blame for the economic and political crisis in Puerto Rico—the United States or Puerto Rico? A. W. Maldonado, a retired journalist who spent more than fifty years covering Puerto Rico’s politics and economy as reporter and columnist, offers his own explanation. In Boom and Bust in Puerto Rico: How Politics Destroyed an Economic Miracle

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Book Collects Influential Work of Notre Dame Political Philosopher, Yves R. Simon

Author: Chelsey Boyle

An Yves R. Simon Reader: The Philosopher's Calling

French Catholic (and then American) political philosopher Yves R. Simon was a student of Jacques Maritain and one of the most important figures in the revival of Thomism. In 1938, after earning international recognition as a Catholic thinker, the president of Notre Dame, Rev. John O’Hara, C.S.C., invited Simon to teach Philosophy at Notre Dame. There Simon continued to produce his political and social writings focusing on issues surrounding wealth, workers, and culture. He was the author of numerous books, including A General Theory of Authority

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Book by LGBTQ+ Rights Activist Greg Bourke Announced During Gay Pride Month

Author: Chelsey Boyle

Greg Bourke Signing Galleys Of "Gay, Catholic, and American" at Carmichael's Bookstore, Louisville

In September, the University of Notre Dame Press will publish Gay, Catholic, and American: My Legal Battle for Marriage Equality and Inclusion by University of Notre Dame alumnus Greg Bourke (ND MA ’82). In this compelling memoir, Bourke tells the inspiring story of how his family struggled to overcome antigay discrimination. He became an outspoken gay rights activist after being dismissed as a troop leader from the Boy Scouts of America in 2012. Bourke and his husband Michael De Leon became named plaintiffs in one of the most pivotal Supreme Court cases in LGBTQ+ history, Obergefell vs. Hodges,

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Book Provides Perspective on Palestinian Experience and Context for Current Headlines

Author: Chelsey Boyle

Stories From Palestine by Marda Dunsky

In the midst of President Biden’s restoration of aid for Palestinian refugees and economic development that was cut under the Trump Administration, and the first Palestinian elections since 2006 slated for May and July, Marda Dunsky provides insight into Palestinian life under occupation. In Stories from Palestine: Narratives of Resilience

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