The Common Good

God's Politics

Xenophobia 101

"We need immigration reform
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Is Women's Leadership in the Church a Primary Issue?

If you are concerned about the question of gender and Christian faith you have probably heard someone say, "Yes, the woman's question is important, but it is not a 'primary issue.'" What is at the
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Not Happy with the Results? Hallelujah, Anyhow

I am not happy with the results of the 2010 elections. I think the elections turned on misinformation, anger, and fear.
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Political Games in Dead-Serious Times

Some brief observations on the 2010 election season which, thankfully, has come to an end:
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After This Election, We Need a New Vision Forward

This election, some good people were elected and other good people lost.
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Do We Need Truth and Civility Past Election Day? Yes We Do.

Well, we made it to Election Day -- time to pack up the ol' Truth and Civility campaign until the next election
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Stopping the Next Food Crisis

Imagine a world in which Wall Street decided that vaccines were a good investment -- not pharmaceutical companies, but doses of medicine themselves. Speculators might start hoarding a mixed portfolio of polio, tetanus, and swine flu vaccines in a refrigerated warehouse.
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Domestic Surveillance: FBI Spies on Catholic Workers

Since I moved into Casa Maria Catholic Worker in 1999, my work has focused around hospitality for the homeless.
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Feed Her a Line: Bridging the Gender Digital Divide

On a short trip to Jordan in 2001, I remember my amazement when tent-dwelling Bedouins taught me about text messaging.
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Honor Roll: Senator Andrew Maynard and Republican Challenger Stuart Norman

[Editor's Note: Welcome to Sojourner's Truth and Civility Election Watch Honor Roll. This post is part of a series of submissions from our constituents that highlight organizations and individuals engaging in positive, honest discourse.]
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