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Campaign Finance Outrage: Democracy for the Highest Bidder

Yesterday's Supreme Court ruling on campaign finance law will give a huge boost to the special interests that already exercise a stranglehold on our political system, allowing them to tighten their grip and fu
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Haiti: God Is Suffering With Those Who Are Suffering

There are times when events make everything else pale in comparison.
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Diary of a Book Tour

Rediscovering Values: On Wall Street, Main Street, and Your Street -- A Moral Compass for the New Economy
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If They Are Too Big To Fail, Let's Make Them Smaller

We're off and running. I am headed for the airport to go to Detroit for the first leg in our book tour for Rediscovering Values: On Wall Street, Main Street, and Your Street-A Moral Compass for the New Economy.
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Christmas in the Trenches

We first published this reflection by Jim Wallis in 2002. It has since become our Christmas tradition, kind of our own Charlie Brown Christmas special, if you will. With the ongoing conflicts raging during each passing year, it remains tragically relevant, particularly this year as we think about Afghanistan.
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Obama's Nobel Speech: Reflection and Response

President Obama laid out a moral defense of the use of force in his acceptance speech in Oslo
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Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill: A Betrayal of Christ's Teachings

There are times in the "culture wars" when a very diverse group of religious leaders can come together across the political spectrum in a common cause.
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We Needed a New Approach in Afghanistan -- and This Isn't It

The decision by President Obama to send additional troops to Afghanistan saddens me. I believe it is a mistake, it is the wrong direction for U.S.
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