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Turning Rhymes Into Votes
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | 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 - 7:29am | 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 - 4:44pm | 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 - 4:13pm | 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 - 7:25am | 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 - 8:52pm | 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 - 8:52pm | 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 - 8:52pm | Type: Magazine Article

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

Catalytic Converters
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 4:49pm | 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 - 10:28am | Type: Magazine Article

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

People Power II
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 3:54pm | 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 - 3:27pm | 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 - 10:27pm | 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 - 10:27pm | 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 - 4:40pm | 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 - 10:28pm | 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 - 10:28pm | 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 - 10:28pm | 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 - 10:28pm | 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 - 10:53am | 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 - 10:54am | 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 - 10:56am | 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 - 3:09pm | 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 - 10:28pm | 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 - 1:03pm | 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 - 10:28pm | 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 - 2:19pm | 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 - 10:29pm | 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 - 10:29pm | 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 ...