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A Letter To My Son: Welcome to the In-Between

This is a letter to my son that I am not sure he will understand now, but it is one that I hope he will look back upon to give clarity to some moments of confusion and exclusion.
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Middle East Martyr-Christians

One of the most precious artifacts I have in my office isn't an ancient coin or oil lamp. It is a business card. From northern Iraq.
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The 12 Days of (a Grassroots) Christmas

For those who are looking for something beyond the traditional 12 days of Christmas gift-giving shtick, here are some ideas I gleaned during my ongoing travels for
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Millions More for Millionaires

I have to admit that the estate tax is one of my favorite things to rant about.
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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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