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Bill McKibben's Brave New Eaarth (No, That's Not a Typo)
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:40pm | Type: Blog

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Facebook: Friend or Foe?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

Well, they're at it again. Well, they're at it again. In the April issue of Sojourners I wrote about the joys and potential pitfalls of Facebook : On one hand, us ...

Jesus and the Klan
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:40pm | Type: Blog

<p>I recently viewed an episode of Gangland on The History Channel. This particular show, which documents the rise of the younger members of the Imperial Klan of America (or KKK), really roused my anger. ...

Six Principles for How to Handle Critics
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:19am | Type: Blog

Some of my readers have too much time on their hands. Some of my readers have too much time on their hands. While I do appreciate some of you sending me interesting materials for ...

Human Rights in China: Google and Gao Zhisheng
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>Google's vow to pull out of China last month was partly based on the discovery that human rights activists' Gmail accounts had been hacked into, purportedly by Chinese intelligence. As a hum ...

Why N.T. Wright is Wrong About Social Media
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:19am | Type: Blog

The Out of Ur blog recently posted a <a href="http://www.outofur.com/archives/2009/11/ur_video_nt_wri.html" target="_blank">video of N.T. Wright</a> going off on the dangers of ...

Stop this Malicious E-mail
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

An <a href="http://www.factcheck.org/askfactcheck/is_it_true_that_persons_older_than.html">e-mail is circulating that, like most scary e-mails, is entirely false</a>. ...

Self-Segregation In Social Networks
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

Every day across America we see self-segregation in lunchrooms, in classrooms, and in church pews on Sunday morning. But how about online?</p> Every day across America we se ...

Stop Starbucks
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

When Robert Greenwald, founder and president of <a title="http://bravenewfilms.org/" href="http://bravenewfilms.org/" target="_blank">Brave New Films</a> -- an organi ...

Sojourners Magazine Awards
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

<em>Sojourners</em> magazine received many honors at the joint annual conventions of the <a title="http://www.epassoc.org/" href="http://www.epassoc.org/">Evangelical Pre ...

Against the Tide
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum Major record labels haven't adapted to the wired age -- and they're losing. Back ...

Tips on Bridging the Persistent Digital Divide
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:17am | Type: Blog

Even in our current political climate, as President <a title="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1XWvs7SL5I&amp;eurl=http://www.freepress.net/ Obama demands" href="http://www.youtube.com/wat ...

Election Night Unity, Online Animosity
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:52am | Type: Blog

<strong>Jamie</strong>: We took a puzzle system of trains for about an hour or so until we pulled to an unexpected stop on the tracks, just feet from the platform of 125th Street. ...

Obama's Victory and Middle East Democracy
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

A curious thing has happened as Americans were choosing their first black president. Democracy suddenly ceased to be a bad word for many genuine democrats in the Middle East.</p> ...

Connected to a National Community
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

The 2008 election is obviously historic. The 2008 election is obviously historic. But it will always be significant for me not just as a turning point in history, but as the firs ...

Losing the News
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum As newspapers die a slow death, can cable, radio, and the Web really provide serious, independent news? ...

Slow Connection?
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

James Ferguson A January report on Internet use among Protestant churches, conducted by Ellison Research, found that most churches are ri ...

Uncrossing The Wires
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum If democracy is to be more than a slogan, everyone must have access to the Internet. Ther ...

Community.com
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Jesse Holcomb Churches shouldn't ignore the meetup phenomenon. You probably heard a lot o ...

Click Here for Cupid
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:40pm | Type: Magazine Article

David Batstone Online dating brings out what's awry with romance and relationship. If you had three minut ...

The Telecommunications Land Rush
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum In the 19th century, with much sweat and blood, immigrant labor gangs pushed a railroad across the newly continental U ...

Virtual Hate
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 10:39am | Type: Magazine Article

Stacia M. Brown The Internet has rekindled the zeal and magnified the power of hate groups. What can we do to fight back? ...

You Say You Want a Revolution?
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 10:39am | Type: Magazine Article

Larry Bellinger Resistance Records recruits soldiers for 'racial holy war.' Human rights groups have ...

Yahoo for Hackers
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum E-commerce guerrillas are the direct descendants of Abbie Hoffman. Like so many big events ...

I Crave Control
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 3:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

David Batstone The battle over who owns the Net rages on. In late January, Norwegian police raided the home o ...

BigBrother.com
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 3:10pm | Type: Magazine Article

David Batstone The Net war on privacy How dearly do you value your privacy? Are you willing to exchange it fo ...

Business Ethics on the Web
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 12:33pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jeffrey L. Seglin A growing number of Web sites focus on business ethics. Inc. Online’s Ethics Corner features links to articles on busine ...

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 ...

Cyberfaith, Politics, and Culture
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bob Sabath A tour of Sojourners Online. As I write, I just finished uploading the most recent issue of Sojou ...

Community.Com
Originally Posted: 04/30/2013 - 3:19pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bob Sabath Last year I participated in an intensive, nine-month workshop called "Working From the Heart." I wanted to integrate ...