The Common Good

Results for Globalization

Is Social Justice 'Sexy'?
Originally Posted: 03/13/2014 - 10:21am | Type: Magazine Article

Hannah Sachs For many Millennials, getting involved in causes is a trendy thing to do. We're called to go deeper than that. ...

Radical Welcome
Originally Posted: 07/11/2013 - 10:22am | Type: Magazine Article

Wesley Granberg-Michaelson As demographics shift and migration brings global Christianity to the church down the street, how will U.S. co ...

Raising Children to Be Global Citizens
Originally Posted: 06/10/2013 - 3:58pm | Type: Blog

We quickly realized that the very best gift we could give our children is to live the kind of life we would desire them to live as faithful followers of Jesus. In other words, if we are to be role models to ou ...

Calling of the Shepherd
Originally Posted: 03/18/2013 - 9:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Marie Dennis A prayer for the new pope to fulfill, in fresh ways, the promise of Vatican II. WHEN POPE BENEDI ...

The Economy and a Pair of Shoes
Originally Posted: 03/13/2013 - 7:38am | Type: Blog

The globalized economic system is pathologically designed to function towards injustice, and injustice implicates the exploitation, destitution, and ultimate collapse of local communities around the world, esp ...

In a Globalized World, Every Conflict Is Ours
Originally Posted: 06/10/2013 - 2:43pm | Type: Press

September 7, 2012 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

How to Be Happy
Originally Posted: 10/10/2012 - 11:41am | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum Average Americans, the supposed winners of the global rat race, are overworked and overstressed—and still falling beh ...

A Conversion of Connections in the Global Village
Originally Posted: 09/04/2012 - 9:11am | Type: Blog

As an expression of faith, and in response to the gracious love of God and call to follow Jesus, the time has come to function in ways that restore the global village into that which God is calling it to be. W ...

Nobody is Quite Ready for Tomorrow: The Advent of ‘The Hybrid Age’
Originally Posted: 07/18/2012 - 12:27pm | Type: Blog

In their book, "Hybrid Reality: Thriving in the Emerging Human-Technology Civilization," Ayesha and Prag Khanna examine how we have reached this moment, and what that means for our futures, and for g ...

Obesity in a World of Hunger
Originally Posted: 05/09/2012 - 10:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Rice A new definition of malnutrition is emerging, as formerly developing countries are globalized into “fast-food nation” lifestyles ...

Groaning for Justice
Originally Posted: 11/30/2011 - 1:47pm | Type: Blog

How we assist other countries in their development is an issue of justice. The Occupy movement. Elections. A deficit crisis that seems impenetrable. The problems facing the United ...

Commemorating 9/11 by Desegregating Theological Education
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 5:14pm | Type: Blog

I just returned from a very moving convocation at the Claremont School of Theology where I am on the faculty. I just returned from a very moving convocation at the Claremont Sch ...

Bringing the Church Together for Justice
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 5:14pm | Type: Blog

After having spoken at the Greenbelt Festival in England a number of times now, we at the Center for Action and Contemplation always hoped and planned that we create a similar festival for spiritualit ...

The Real March Madness
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/2011/03/30/the-real-march-madness/" target="_self"></a>At the end of Roland Joff&eacute;'s exquisite film, <a href="http: ...

Education For More Than Global Economic Dominance
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

<em>"Education is not primarily an industry and its proper use is not to serve industries, either by job-training or by industry-subsidized research." -- </em><a style="color: #90 ...

Emerging or Converging?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

[<a href="../tag/emergent-and-race/">Read more of this blog conversation</a> in response to the <em>Sojourners </em>article "<a href="http://www.sojo.net/index.c ...

Fashion as a Social Justice Vehicle, Part 2
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/finding-our-way-in-the-new-economy/"></a></p> <p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/2010/02/08/fashion-as-a-social-justice-vehicl ...

Fashion as a Social Justice Vehicle
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/finding-our-way-in-the-new-economy/"></a></p> On his blog , international missiologist Andrew ...

Interfaith Interaction at Parliament of the World's Religions
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:19am | Type: Blog

I recently returned from 8 days in Melbourne Australia where I attended the 2009 Parliament of the World's Religions. I recently returned from 8 days in Melbourne Australia w ...

Tools for Turning Your Travels into Pilgrimages
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

In my ongoing quest to <a href="http://blog.sojo.net/2009/07/20/turning-my-travels-into-pilgrimages">turn my travels into pilgrimages</a>, I keep discovering resources that help me along ...

The Struggle of Our Environmental Neighbors
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

Marvin Gaye once sang, "Oh, mercy mercy me/Oh, things ain't what they used to be/No, no/Where did all the blue sky go?/Poison is the wind that blows/From the north, east, south, and sea/Oh, mercy m ...

The Pope and the President: Unlikely Allies Seeking Common Ground for the Common Good
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

When Pope Benedict XVI meets with President Obama in Rome today, a shy German theologian and a charismatic leader known for his international rock star appeal will find plenty to agree on despite s ...

Pope Benedict on the Global Economy
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

As the G8 Summit begins in Italy, Pope Benedict XVI has released a new encyclical on the global economy. As the G8 Summit begins in Italy, Pope Benedict XVI has released a new enc ...

Our National Predicament
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Anne Colamosca Come Home, America: The Rise and Fall (and Redeeming Promise) of Our Country, by William Greider. Rodale Books. ...

Ethical Banks Do a World of Good
Originally Posted: 03/06/2012 - 11:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Joey Ager Amidst the news of global market collapse, 11 of the world’s leading ethical banks met for the first time in March to form the ...

Food Safety and Small Farm Justice
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:17am | Type: Blog

HR 875 The Food Safety Modernization Act of 2009 has gotten considerable attention lately and that is a very good thing, people should be concerned about food safety and more specifically how their ...

Poverty is No Accident
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kaitlin Barker The End of Poverty? written and directed by Philippe Diaz. Cinema Libre Studio. Warning: Don’t ...

Seeking Reconciliation Between Rich and Poor in Immokalee
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:17am | Type: Blog

When I think of Immokalee, my mind remembers a place where reconciliation has come alive. When I think of Immokalee, my mind remembers a place where reconciliation has come alive. ...

The Gentler Gamester is the Soonest Winner
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:52am | Type: Blog

"The appeal of terrorism is waning," said Mathew Burrows, head of long-range analysis in the office of the director of national intelligence. "The appeal of terrori ...

The IMF Files: They Want to Believe
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

Andrew Berg, an International Monetary Fund African department policy adviser, is a nice man. Andrew Berg, an International Monetary Fund African department policy adviser, is a n ...

Washing Down the Food Crisis with Corporate-Trade Kool-Aid
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>It's clear that one cause of the current food crisis is that poorer countries have been pressured into dismantling their food policies, leaving peasant farmers and eaters alike to bear all the ri ...

Let Them Eat Bubbles
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

"Grain Markets Panic Buying, Export Controls, and Food Riots," trumpets the headline of <a title="http://www.marketoracle.co.uk/Article4743.html" href="http://www.marketoracle.co.uk ...

Bearing the Cross in the Global Economy
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><P>In college, I took a cultural exchange trip (read: vacation) to Rome over spring break. Just around the corner from St. Peter's Square, I bought my father, a minister, a crucifix for his ...

Mortgage Blues
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Schechter Predatory credit hurts homeowners - and the world economy. Today, 2 million families face fore ...

No Turning Back
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis World Vision shines a spotlight on the moral imperative for change. This August I had the great bl ...

The Stories We Tell Ourselves
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 9:43am | Type: Magazine Article

Brian D. McLaren Our 'framing' stories aren't serving us well. But there is an alternative: the good news of Jesus. ...

Class Matters
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Herman E. Daly Danny Duncan Collum got it right in his article on media and academic bias in the service of free trade and globalization ( ...

One Side to Every Story
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 9:34am | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum The mainstream media's blind spot on "free trade." On the morning of Jan. 8 ...

Can Buy Me Love?
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ivy George The First World becomes a one-way destination point for children from the global South. As an India ...

Shopping for Justice
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 4:46pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bethany Spicher Schonberg My journey with Super Giant. “Lord, to those who hunger, give bread. And to those ...

Peace Cops?
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 4:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Tobias Winright Christian peacemaking and the implications of a global police force. Three years ago the Unite ...

Globalization Must Mean Justice
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Gordon Brown The real barrier is indifference. 2005 is a crucial, 2005 is a crucia ...

Pray Globally, Act Locally
Originally Posted: 05/06/2011 - 2:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Vinoth Ramachandra The gospel provides an antidote to the abuses of the global economy and invites us to act for justice wherever - and wh ...

Worldwide, Inc.
Originally Posted: 05/06/2011 - 2:57pm | Type: Magazine Article

Vinoth Ramachandra When global meets local, who wins? Globalization, like every other historical process in a ...

False Gods and the Power of Love
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Bill Wylie-Kellermann Corporate dominance of world affairs seems almost god-like. Fortunately, things are way more dynamic and alive than ...

Devastating Effects
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 7:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Warren Van Tongeren Thank you for publishing Richard Parker's "From Conquistadors to Corporations" ...

Globalization and the Social Gospel
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 7:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jonathan Hartgrove Many thanks for Richard Parker's insightful telling of the story of globalization, " ...

Swinging Back
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Stacia M. Brown Violence in the anti-corporate-globalization movement Kadd Stephens, 24, longs for "a w ...

White Overalls, Black Blocs
Originally Posted: 03/16/2011 - 12:05pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors No, the "Battle for Seattle' wasn't the Yankees-Mariners series. Anarchism: A p ...

From Conquistadors to Corporations
Originally Posted: 05/20/2011 - 10:44am | Type: Magazine Article

Richard Parker Wanna do something about globalization? You might start by learning a little history. If we are ...