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Join Today's National Teleconference on Health-Care Reform with President Obama

Tonight Sojourners, along with 40 other faith groups, will host a national teleconference with President Obama about health care.
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Life, Liberty, Happiness, and Health Care

The Declaration of Independence says:
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An Essential Point in the Health-Care Debate

As debates rage over the proposed health-care reform (which I strongly support), I believe many politicians, activists, religious leaders, and ideologues are missing an essential point.
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New Martyrs in El Salvador

Jamie Moffett, co-founder of The Simple Way and director of The Ordinary Radicals, tra
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Court-martialed for Christian Conscience

There are good men (and certainly at least a few women) who have been slipping through the cracks within our military. Too often service members are not made fully aware of their rights under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Sgt. Travis Bishop, out of Ft.
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Breath: A Poem for Transformational Action

I recently wrote and performed a spoken-word poem for the Transformational Development (TD) Conference at Eastern University, co-sponsored by Eastern and Food for the Hungry.
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Clinton's Africa Trip and Tutu's Legacy

August is women's month in South Africa, with Woman's Day celebrated on August 9.
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Interfaith Health-Care Reform

Hospital waiting rooms are glum places pretty much everywhere. People, sick or injured, wait and wait and wait. Nowhere are the huge gaps between rich and poor so graphically in evidence.
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Eat That

I went to the grocery store at midnight the other night. Is it just me or are the lights at the grocery story brighter at midnight?
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