In Oklahoma City, 168 people died because they were in the way
of somebody's anger at the government.
A NETWORK FOR RENEWAL
On May 18, after the Christian Coalition released its Contract
With the American Family, NPR's Alex Chadwick asked the executive
director of the Christian Coalition,
Europe once fought a war for 100 years. For the first 100 days
of the new Republican-controlled Congress, another war took place
on Capitol Hill, and now promises to continue.
When Newt Gingrich talks these days about his concern for the
poor, I wonder if something new and good might happen-or something
This fall's elections were indeed a political turning point. The
Democrats who say their debacle was only a rejection of politics
in general and whoever was in power are just wrong.
When I first heard about The Bell Curve, the new book by
Charles Murray and the late Richard Herrnstein, I remembered an
incident last year at Sojourners Neighborhood Center.
What if, in the beginning, President George Bush had stood
next to President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, in front of the whole
world, and pledged unequivocal U.S.
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The transformation of South Africa is one of the most
significant events of our time. It therefore deserves serious
The miraculous events in South
Africa made hope possible for me again. I
was there for the transformation—the inauguration of a new South Africa—and
will never be the same.
"The only game in town?" Cmon, Dave! You
dont really want to give all that away, do ya?
Didnt that Palestinian peasant come saying, "A new
game is at hand"?
A dream came to me. It was the mid-1990s. Most unusual
things began to happen...
The glare of the camera lights showed the anguish on Joseph
Bernardins face as he arrived at the annual meeting of U.S.
Catholic bishops last November in Washington, D.C.
Not in polite company. Thats where you were not supposed to talk about either
politics or religion. Remember?