The Common Good

God's Politics Blog

The World Cup, BBC, and Corruption

As an Australian with great love for my adopted home in London, I have been following with interest the bid by England to host the 2018 Worl
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DREAMS Should Not Be Illegal

The House acted last night with boldness and leadership to pass the DREAM Act.
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Faith, Music, and Arts at the Wild Goose Festival

My life changed when I went to a Christian festival in the UK in the 1990s. The same could happen to you if you come to the Christian music and social justice festival happening in the U.S.
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How Can a 'Peace and Justice' Community Support the DREAM Act?

We've been asked by more than one of our readers and supporters about how we can support the DREAM Act and hold that in tension wit
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Remembering Elizabeth Edwards, Advocate for Health Reform

[Editors' note: Today we remember Elizabeth Edwards who was an outspoken advocate for health-care reform and used her position of influence to speak out for those who could not get the care they needed. Our thoughts and prayers are with her friends and family.
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A Season for Holy Mischief and Divine Conspiracy

Critiquing the thick irony of the Christmas season is fair.
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President Obama Should Have Fought This One

He should have fought this one. The richest 2 percent of the country just got an extension of tax cuts they didn't need at great cost to us all.
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Undocumented Young People Need the DREAM

Last Wednesday, December 1 marked the 55th anniversary of the beginning of the Montgomery bus boycott and a movemen
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Building Bridges for Creation Care

Imagine you've become a mom for the first time. Looking at your infant daughter, you have a personal revelation that your conventional consumer-driven lifestyle is shallow.
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What Does God Think of Economic Equality?

In American evangelical circles, there's an idea that goes something like this: progressive taxation = socialism, and socialism = s
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