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Political Meltdown

It is very difficult to observe the current political landscape and not conclude that the process has seriously broken down.
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Proclaim Jubilee: Why I March for Economic Justice

It's been ten years since the prophetic call to Jubilee was made in 2000.
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Who's Holding Back U.S. Aid to Haiti?

On Friday, September 24, at 3 p.m. a violent and terrifying storm erupted over Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
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Grass-Roots Practitioners, in Their Own Words

From September 7 to 11, the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA) celebrated 20 years of restoring under-resourced communities.
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Interview: Jim Wallis Reaches Out to Glenn Beck Down Under

I'm impressed by several things. One being people who love well and whose presence disarms in such a way that others can be received as they are.
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Climate Refugees: A Cordial Introduction

[Editor's Note: On October 10 (10.10.10), 350.org is coordinating 2700 events in 150 countries to address the concerns of climate change together as a planet.
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Blogging Religion

As newspapers continue to shrink and reduce staff, too often the first to go are religion reporters.
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Getting Beyond Labels (Part II)

Yesterday, I posted a blog about how to get beyond labels when engaging in discourse with another individual. Today I'd like to share some tips on how to get beyond labels and have civil discourse with a group.
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