The Common Good

Jim Wallis Articles

This fall we saw a disturbing rise in religious intolerance in the U.S.

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Can libertarianism be reconciled with Christian faith?

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President Obama announced at the end of August that "the American combat mission in Iraq has ended." Watching the speech and listening to the commentary, I was gripped by a deep sadness.

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Soldiers are dying for a failed, arrogant, theologically unjust, and immoral war policy.

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An ethic of endless economic growth, powered by fossil fuels, is ultimately unsustainable.

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This law would force us to disobey Jesus and his gospel. We will not comply.

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We need to behave differently, for the sake of our spiritual integrity and the health of our democracy.

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Jesus said to love our enemies, so no matter what Glenn Beck does we will not attack him personally.

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Dr. Elizabeth Warren -- head of Congress's TARP watchdog and veteran Sunday school teacher -- talks with Sojourners about facing down the Goliaths of Wall Street.

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It’s the largest federal budget in history. President Obama’s 2011 budget totals $3.8 trillion and contains a deficit of $1.3 trillion.

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The banks must be sent a message: We find their behavior unacceptable.

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What have we learned from the financial crisis?

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I have written a new book—one I didn’t plan to write, but which emerged as we responded to the economic crisis that has gripped the nation and the world.

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How Morgan Spurlock changes the way we think.

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In November, Dallas hosted Sojourners’ Justice Revival.

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Documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock is not afraid to get messy.

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Harvard professor Michael J. Sandel on civility in public discourse.

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Respecting the image of God in one another.

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Harvard professor Michael J. Sandel is used to playing to large crowds—his undergraduate course on justice enrolls more than 1,000 students each year.

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The moral imperatives for change.

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