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'Indecent' Clothing and Abusive Control

Over the past couple of months, I've followed the unfolding story of Lubna Hussein, the Sudanese woman who
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Zelaya Returns: But How Will Honduras Move Forward?

Earlier this morning Radio Globo -- a pro-resistance radio source -- broke the news that Manuel "Mel" Zelaya, the deposed president of Honduras, has arrived in Tegucigalpa and was calling his suppo
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: A Visual Feast with a Side of Social Commentary

I have to admit, I wasn't expecting much when I first took my seat in the theater to preview Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, a 3-D animated comedy based on the popular children's book.
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A Choice for Catholic Bishops: Confrontation or Engagement?

Catholic progressives are not the only faithful people worried about the dangers posed by some U.S.
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Integrity and the Economic Crisis

The economic crisis that started last fall and was remembered last week brought to light a lot of things: the vulnerability of
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Glenn Beck and My Granddaughter

Sojourners received this letter in response to our action alert last week calling for your letters and prayers to challenge Glenn Beck's view of the health-care debate:
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Pray for Glenn Beck

Glenn Beck has received a lot of attention for his inflammatory rhetoric lately. Recently, he shared a personal story about his daughter who has cerebral palsy, which gets to the heart of his fears about health-care reform:
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Why are the First Family's Hairstyles a Political Issue?

I, perhaps recklessly, began to think that the debate on black hair had finally been put to rest, that black women could choose to wear their hair straightened or natural, in braids, locks, or twis
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