The Common Good

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Everybody Hates Washington

There's one thing these days that it seems you can get everyone to agree on: They all hate Washington, DC.
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Conservative Catholicism's Political Enforcers

As a struggling Catholic, the uproar and division caused by conservative U.S.
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Health Care, Immigrants, and the Character of our Country

With an issue like health, deeply personal, but of great public concern, the faith community has a unique and important role to play -- to define and raise the moral issues beneath the policy debat
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Thou Shalt Not Abuse the Ten Commandments

ABC's Nightline has been running a series on the Ten Commandments in which they explore the issues and dimensions of each commandment in contemporary society.
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Health Care: Where Do We Go from Here?

Sixteen Christian leaders talk faith, policy, justice, and reform. Featuring Jim Wallis, Harry R.
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A Comment Code of Conduct Update and Reminder

Regular commenters on this site may have noticed some slight differences in our Disqus comment system recently.
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We've Crashed Our Cars into the Living Room of the World's Poor

Proverbs 31:8 says "Speak out for those who cannot speak [for themselves]."
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'Apology Porn' and Yom Kippur

If there had been a way to power-wash my brain, I would have done it.
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The Yes Men: Corporate Pranksters on a Mission

Fans of gonzo political activism may remember the Yes Men's infamous stunt in which Andy Bichlbaum posed as a Dow Chemical spokesperson named Jude (patron saint of the impossible) Finisterra (earth's end).
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Proclaiming Jubilee in the Midst of Foreclosures

My 1.5 year old son Jonas broke his first law last month.
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