Woe to the legislators of infamous laws,
to those who issue tyrannical decrees,
who refuse justice to the unfortunate
who cheat the poor among my people of their rights
After the 1992 riots following the first Rodney King verdict,
I joined a delegation of international church leaders to Los Angeles.
We were there to conduct hearings and listen to community gro
Last spring, Sojourners helped to mobilize a broad group of evangelical,
pentecostal, black, Catholic, and mainline Protestant leaders
to offer a visible alternative to the Religious Right.
O.J.Simpson and Louis Farrakhan are as contradictory figures as
two people could be.
Stopping the sellout of democracy--before it's too late.
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