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Camp Darfur
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

James Ferguson A refugee camp popped up last April on the sports field of Lennox Middle School, right next to Los Angeles International Ai ...

A Life Of Enduring Impact
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum For the next 54 years, Anne Braden was a solid citizen of 'the other America.' A ...

Who is the Enemy?
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

John Malkin Everyone wants to be happy and to fulfill their dreams. For many who live in war zones, prisons, and places of poverty, those ...

New And Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh A New Season A New Season Hitting midlife can bring angst, lots of it. Dale Hanson Bourke’ ...

Grub for Body and Soul
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh An interview with food activists Anna Lappe and Bryant Terry. Every movement needs its revolutiona ...

Blessing the Hands That Harvest
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Celeste Kennel-Shank How consumers and farm workers together can make a better meal. Bumper stickers found in ...

A Clarion of Justice
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 10:09am | Type: Magazine Article

Dee Dee Risher For 40 years, The Other Side offered a vision of 'justice rooted in discipleship.' ...

Rolling to Overcome Poverty
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The 7-year-old's poster said, 'Every Life is Sacred. Stop Poverty.' The children f ...

Turning Rhymes Into Votes
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Kate Bowman Political power and the hip-hop generation. It' It’s difficult fo ...

Roots of a Mentor
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Duane Shank I first heard of William Sloane Coffin in 1967, I first heard of William Sloane Coffin in 1967, when he was a leading spokesperson for " ...

Defiant Daughters
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 3:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel A. Dykstra In a time of hardened hearts, the story of Exodus is relevant once again. In October 2002, i ...

It Came From Hollywood
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 3:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum There's been a resurgence of entertaining protest - or, at least, protesting entertainers. ...

Lament, Dissent, and Dancing
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter The movement needs a good mix tape. I've joined in many peace vigils, rallies, and marches ...

A Passionate Education
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:52pm | Type: Magazine Article

Stacia M. Brown Shrimp feasts, rifle training, and jail time: The peaks and perils of growing up with activist parents. ...

Reading the Tea Leaves
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:52pm | Type: Magazine Article

Angela Ards A tribute to LISTEN founder Lisa Sullivan Since the news of Washington, D.C.-based activist Lisa ...

Holy Resistance
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:52pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Susannah Hunter The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada has decided that ...

Catalytic Converters
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 3:49pm | Type: Magazine Article

Stacia M. Brown The Veterans of Hope video series profiles nonviolence activists from around the world. Whoev ...

Just Stop It
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 9:28am | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Naomi Klein Daring to believe in a life without logos. ...

People Power II
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 2:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Karl Gaspar Once again, an outpouring in the streets brings change to the Philippines. Tens of thousands of p ...

Police! Put down the puppet, now!
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 2:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ryan Beiler As movements against the harmful effects of globalization are gaining strength in the United States, activists are increasing ...

Communities of Character
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

George Schultze-Grijalva Organizing around common values When faced with contemporary social justice questions ...

How Rebellious Was Jesus?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

Chris Byrd Seeing the gospel in new ways. Jesus is serious. John Dear became convinced of that during a pilgri ...

U2K Campaign: A Push for Universal Health Care
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 3:40pm | Type: Magazine Article

Emily Dossett Perhaps the strongest effort toward health care reform is the Universal Health Care Action Network and its current U2K Campa ...

Clowns and Poets and Artists -- Oh, My!
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Saying no to the Disneyfication of America. Rev. Billy of the Church of Stop Shopping does not pr ...

It's a Start
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ryan Beiler The IMF/World Bank protests raised long-neglected issues. Recalling my days of fire-breathing stud ...

Jubilee Begins With Me
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

David Beckmann Can one person make a difference? Pat Pelham lives in Birmingham, Alabama. About four years a ...

Cutting Classes for Christ
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ryan Beiler Youthful idealism can grow into life-long commitment to justice. Ariel, the son-in-law of the Guat ...

Faith Works
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 9:53am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Lessons from the life of an activist preacher. An excerpt from the new. Faith Works is a book a ...

Saul Alinsky Goes to Church
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 9:54am | Type: Magazine Article

Helene Slessarev Faith-based community organizing is taking off---with benefits for both community and church. ...

Hot Tea and Union Organizing
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 9:56am | Type: Magazine Article

Helene Slessarev Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development (BUILD), a faith-based organizing network in Baltimore, won the first munic ...

A Real House Party
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 2:09pm | Type: Magazine Article

Helene Slessarev The East Brooklyn Congregations (EBC) literally have rebuilt an entire community by securing the funding to erect 2,300 s ...

Natural Born Allies
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Pat McDonnell Twair Labor activists and people of faith rally around 'core values.' "I feel lik ...

Separate and Equal?
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 12:03pm | Type: Magazine Article

Chris Rice Are we only liberated from something or are we also liberated into something? If you ever despair, ...

A Resurrection of Campus Activism
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Holly Lebowitz Rossi From sit-ins against sweatshops to lobbying against religious persecution, many students today are proving themselves ...

More Than Pickets and Prayer
Originally Posted: 08/31/2012 - 1:19pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kim Bobo Fifteen ways to strengthen your congregation's justice ministry with workers. Across the nation ...

A Youthful Voice for Justice
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Celeste Kennel-Shank A 15-year-old activist fights against child abuse. As I entered pre-kindergarten in the U ...

Betcha Wonderin' How I Knew…
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Rice What if they gave a protest and nobody came? The organizer of a new Web site wants to make sure that doesn’t happen, and so has l ...