Happy New Year--Happy New York

If Christmas is for home and hearth, New Year's Eve is for bright lights and big cities--and no city is bigger and brighter than New York City. So Happy New Year to all Commonweal's New York denizens and workers and natives --including bloggers Joe K. and Bob I. and David G.--and all of us who benefit from the life and energy and hope of that city.Here's Alicia Keys on New York--with America's fastest rising suburban rapper--Stephen Colbert.

The Colbert Report Mon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
Alicia Keys - Empire State of Mind (Part II) Broken Down
www.colbertnation.com
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Cathleen Kaveny is the Darald and Juliet Libby Professor in the Theology Department and Law School at Boston College.

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