The Common Good

Jim Wallis Articles

If the opening campaign ads from the
Democrats and Republicans are any indication, it could be a
long fall.

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Two recent films have caused me much reflection.

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Pat Buchanan and the Religious Right.

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When we heard the weather report predicting another snow storm
on its way to Washington, D.C., our hearts sank.

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Jean Sindab's life of commitment, prayer, and faithfulness.

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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

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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

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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.

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O.J.Simpson and Louis Farrakhan are as contradictory figures as
two people could be.

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Stopping the sellout of democracy--before it's too late.

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A conversation with Daniel Berrigan

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In Oklahoma City, 168 people died because they were in the way
of somebody's anger at the government.

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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,

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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.

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The heart of Michael Lerner's vision

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Well, it finally happened.

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When Newt Gingrich talks these days about his concern for the
poor, I wonder if something new and good might happen-or something
terrible.

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An Alternative to the Religious Right.

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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.

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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.

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