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The Evil Insurance Company Repents, But the Stuggle for Reform Continues

Never underestimate the power of a determined family, the press, the internet, and an outraged public. Guardian Life has changed its policy and apologized to the Pearl family.
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We Need an Abrahamic Alliance of the 'Passionate Best'

For the next few days in Washington, D.C., 1,200 people are gathering in the name of a "pro-Israel, pro-peace" U.S. policy. Because of my broken leg, I can't be physically there. But my mind and spirit and 40 years of my work are there today.
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As the Climate Change Clock Ticks Toward Copenhagen, Global Activists Take to the Streets

Climate change has become a major worldwide grassroots movement -- one that doesn't acknowledge geographic or sociological borders.
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The Media's Favorite Catholic Culture Warrior

Just in time for Halloween, Bill Donohue of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights is once again spooked about all those "radical secularists" lurking ominously behind ever corner.
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What Else Will Our Children Pay For?

Check out the FRC's latest ad opposing health-care reform:
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Cautious Optimism on Obama's New Sudan Policy

Activists greeted the Obama administration's
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Stories from Global Victims of Climate Change -- And an Interfaith Call to Action

What if the soul of the world had an alarm clock and it began ringing
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Penny Per Pound Is Gaining Ground: Join the Call for Tomato Worker Justice

Romeo Ramirez knows a thing or two about abuse. Ramirez became a spokesperson for the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) in the mid '90s after witnessing a fellow worker being beaten for taking a water break.
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Justice Revival is Coming

Earlier this month, I was in Dallas for the official launch of Sojourners' next Justice Revival.
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