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The politics of PBS
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum Can we get spin-free public TV? Faced with widespread public outrage over his attempts to ...

Healing People, Healing Nations
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth Is 'Get Rich or Die Tryin' just a current movie or is it also a national mantra? With on ...

What the Waters Revealed
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 10:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Hurricane Katrina opened the eyes of many to the reality of poverty in America. Will we take responsibility for the poor in our ...

It's the Message, Not the Messaging
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The Democrats can't even muster the gumption to oppose a government of the wealthy, by the wealthy, and for the wealthy. ...

Battling Goliath in Tennessee
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Ted Parks The Tennessee Justice Center advocates for the ill - and squares off against the state's health cuts. ...

'Tis a Gift to Be Simple
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Johnathan Taplin Our lives do not consist in the abundance of our possessions. Many of us ( ...

God's Politics: A Better Option
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 10:11am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Why can't personal ethics and social justice - together - become a real political choice? ...

Catholics Take On Single-Issue Bishops
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Mark Betz Catholic reform movement Call To Action - a national 25,000 ...

The Politics Of Piety
Originally Posted: 05/06/2011 - 1:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Amy Sullivan When candidates claim God as their campaign manager, you can be sure they're trying to divert attention from the real qu ...

The Rest Of The Story
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Deryl Davis Whatever happened to the 'public good'? We' We’ve all s ...

The Power of Reconciliation
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis There is probably no more divisive time in America than an election season. There is probably no more divisive time in America than an electi ...

The Boss Plays for Change
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum Bruce Springsteen as singer, guitarist - and statesman. As the fallout fro ...

New and Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 08/29/2014 - 1:20pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors A Peace Diary Longtime peace advocate Peggy Gish traveled to Iraq, along with others in the Christian Peacemaker Teams, to do what she does best: get in the wa ...

Scared to Talk Politics in Church?
Originally Posted: 05/06/2011 - 1:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Brian D. McLaren You don't need to be partisan to be prophetic. Sometimes I think that th ...

One-Sided Views?
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Rev. Stephen W. Rankin One- I’ve been "checking in" with Sojourners off and on for a number of years. I appreciate and strongly support yo ...

The Best Democracy Money Can Buy
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Marty Jezer Why incremental reform is not the solution. Advocates of campaign finance reform a ...

Open Letter to Dennis Kucinich
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum A political realignment in this country isn't possible until we heal the cultural breach that afflicts us. ...

The Conscience of the State
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 2:55pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Breakfast in the White House can be dangerous to the prophetic vocation. President Bush's sup ...

It Was a Tie
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 2:35pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis President-elect George W. Bush, as a victor who lost the popular vote and won the presidency with a 5-4 Supreme Court decision ...

Each Side is Right. And Wrong.
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 2:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Amy Sullivan In the Old Testament lesson at my church one Sunday, we read, "Pray for the peace of Jerusalem... ...

Should Joe Lieberman Keep his Faith to Himself?
Originally Posted: 08/05/2011 - 12:16pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The real question is not whether religious values should help shape politics, but how. Some people ...

Poverty Is Not a Left-Wing Issue
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 3:48pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Overtaking poverty will take all of our best values and insights. In the Faith Works book tour ...

Good Government?
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 2:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Scripted hope in The West Wing. Aaron Sorkin’s The West Wing is a wonk-world of pure im ...

Our Lady of the 501(c)3
Originally Posted: 03/16/2011 - 11:24am | Type: Magazine Article

E.J. Dionne Jr. E.J. Dionne talks about God, politics, and the American experiment. E.J. Dionne—syndicated col ...

Which Side Are You On?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Duane Shank A surprising ally in the moment clean up politics. Not too long ago, syndicated columnist and auth ...

Goodbye to 'One of Us'
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Alden Almquist Nyerere, Africa's father of independence. When the body of Tanzania’s founding President J ...

The Bulworth Factor
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 11:17am | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum The 2000 presidential election promises to be the biggest fiasco since 1920, when monied interests foisted Warren G. ...

A Coalition of Power and Hope
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

William Julius Wilson Ordinary people could bring about a more just society. But to do so, we have to work together. An interview with soc ...

Missing moral Issues
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Duane Shank Power politics vs. the poor A flood of recent news stories have reported efforts to create a new c ...

Repair Manuals for Politics
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Scott Kennedy A library of progressive politics Columnist George Will may crow about "an era of wealth cr ...

The Price of Power
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis How political fortunes change. How political fortunes change. Just two years ago, the Republicans s ...

A Crisis of Civility
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The spiritual challenge of building a new politics. The bitter name-calling, hostility, and ranco ...

With Malice Toward None
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:24am | Type: Magazine Article

Harvey Cox Mixing religion with politics is nothing new. A century and a half ago, a young congressman from ...

The Courage of Conviction
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis An interview with Sen. Mark Hatfield. After reading the first issue of Sojourners ' precurs ...

Politics Without Demons
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Doug Tanner How Jesse Helms became my spiritual partner. My first encounter with Jesse Helms came in the Delta ...

A Great National Sin
Originally Posted: 06/25/2014 - 8:20am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis In deciding whether or not to sign the Republican welfare bill, Bill Clinton faced the most serious moral test of his presiden ...

Lift Every Voice
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis If the opening campaign ads from the Democrats and Republicans are any indication, it could be a long fall. ...

Civility in Conflict
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Tony Campolo Can Christians learn how to disagree without being disagreeable? As we enter the political arena, can we learn to differ with ...

Government by the People
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kelly Green The balance of rights and responsibilities. Former Sen. Huey Long regularly quipped, "All po ...

Marion Barry's Politics of Redemption
Originally Posted: 06/27/2014 - 8:46am | Type: Magazine Article

Bob Hulteen In 1967, two veteran Washington, D.C. police officers confronted a slender African-American man crossing a street... ...

The Elections: Danger and Opportunity
Originally Posted: 06/27/2014 - 8:47am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis This fall's elections were indeed a political turning point. The Democrats who say their debacle was only a rejection of ...