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Public Education for the Common Good
Originally Posted: 05/02/2013 - 12:12pm | Type: Blog

In early April, advocates for public education traveled to Washington D.C. for Occupy the Department of Education (Occupy the DOE). Students, parents, educators, and community members came together to protest ...

Revolution or Revival: A Response to the Tea Party- Occupy Film
Originally Posted: 03/21/2012 - 10:42am | Type: Blog

"This is Our City" reveals the lives and thinking of two very ordinary people, their deep faith in Jesus, and how that faith is leading them to engage two of the most consequential grassroots movemen ...

The People's Prayer Breakfast: “I woke up this morning with my mind set on justice...”
Originally Posted: 02/02/2012 - 2:34pm | Type: Blog

The breakfast easily could have descended into mud-slinging against those meeting at the National Prayer Breakfast nearby. Thankfully the discourse rose above such divisive and unhelpful temptations. It was no ...

They're Baaaa-aaack: OWS Protesters Return to Zucotti Park
Originally Posted: 01/11/2012 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

The Occupiers have returned to Zucotti Park! The barricades that have kept them out since the park was cleared November 15 are gone and steady streams of protestors are returning to their adopted home. ...

Too Much Talk?
Originally Posted: 12/12/2011 - 3:34pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum Consensus decision-making can make an old-style Senate filibuster seem purposeful and engaging. ...

The Afternoon News: Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011
Originally Posted: 12/13/2011 - 3:28pm | Type: Blog

The Afternoon News: Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011 THE HUFFINGTON POST: Occupy Movement : Winning? As the police have been dismantling some Occupy encampments around the country and ...

Faith On Foot at UC Davis: Blessed Are The Peacemakers
Originally Posted: 11/21/2011 - 1:40pm | Type: Blog

Thank you, Rev. Stoneking, for being a peacemaker and a comforter. Thank you for standing up for justice and mercy. Thank you for walking with grace. The video of police shooting ...

Worth a Listen: Huffington Post's Religion Editor on Social Justice and the Gospel
Originally Posted: 11/21/2011 - 12:42pm | Type: Blog

Over the weekend, our friend Paul Brandeis Raushenbush, senior religion editor for the Huffington Post, was a guest on NPR's "On Being" program with host Krista Tippett, to talk about how the So ...

The Unlikely Voice of a Generation: Dorli Rainey is "Maude" to the Occupy Movement's "Harold"
Originally Posted: 12/07/2011 - 9:31am | Type: Blog

"It's so easy to say, 'Well, I'm going to retire, I'm going to sit around and watch television or eat bon-bons," Rainey told Olbermann. "But somebody's got to keep them ...

New Poll: Majority of White Evangelicals Oppose Cutting Federal Programs that help the Poor
Originally Posted: 11/17/2011 - 11:07am | Type: Blog

A new poll released this morning by Public Religion Research Institute shows that a majority of white evangelicals are opposed to cutting federal anti-poverty programs for the poor and nearly three-quarters of ...

Update: Second Police Raid on Occupy Oakland Encampment, Multiple Arrests Made
Originally Posted: 11/14/2011 - 3:10pm | Type: Blog

Update: Police Raid Occupy Oakland Encampment, Multiple Arrests Made UDATE via SanFrancisoGate.com : 10:36 PST OAKLAND -- The second raid of the sprawling Occupy Oakland c ...

#OccupyWallStreet News: The Latest Headlines from the Weekend and Monday Morning
Originally Posted: 11/14/2011 - 11:01am | Type: Blog

Monday morning roundup of news from the Occupy Movement worldwide. Police surround Oakland Occupy protest camp Oakland Police on Monday morning surrounded an anti-Wall ...

A Confession to the Occupy Movement
Originally Posted: 11/11/2011 - 4:01pm | Type: Blog

It seems to me that public confession and repentance might be the best way to communicate our support for the Occupy Movement with appropriate humility. As I have read about the ...