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Iran: Twitter, Truth, and Revolution
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>I have been doing my best to keep up with the ongoing events in Iran. I don't know enough to truly understand the nuances of the election or the political science behind it all, but like many oth ...

Direct from Iran, an Unvarnished Assessment of Protests' Potential
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

<a href="http://blog.sojo.net/2009/06/16/iran-elections-hope-excitement-concern/">The protests rocking Iran</a> are of great significance for the politics and society of a Middle East reg ...

Iran: Two Kinds of Islam, Two Kinds of Religion
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>There is the Islam of the dictators and their religious allies, used to keep people in their place, used to justify their own power, used to shame and threaten those who question their authority. And ...

Justice for Victims of Colombia's Military
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

On June 8, Pastor Reinel Martinez Medina testified before the Colombian Congress on the execution of his brother at the hands of Colombian Public Security Forces: "I dare to speak out about my brot ...

Iran: We are Born to be Free
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://eugenecho.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/where-is-my-vote.jpg"></a></p> <p>Are you tracking with the developments in Iran? I'd love to hear your tho ...

Iran Elections: Hope, Excitement, Concern
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Elections -- indeed the democratic process itself -- shape countries, culture, and the future, no matter what their outcome.</p> Elections -- indeed the democratic process i ...

Peru: People and Rainforests in Peril
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Dozens Dozens Dear SOJOURNERS,We call upon Christians around the world to express their solidarity in light of the recent acts of deplorable violence in the Peruvian A ...

Abu Ghraib: Don't Be Afraid of the Truth
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Maj. Gen. Antonio Taguba wrote the U.S. Army's report on the Abu Ghraib torture scandal. He was then forced into retirement.</p> Maj. Gen. Antonio Taguba wrote the U.S. ...

Should We Tolerate Legalized Prostitution?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

This week has been eventful in Australia. This week has been eventful in Australia. At the launch of The Salvation Army's Red Shield Appeal -- a new fund-raising initiative - ...

Obama's Catholic Moment
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Against the backdrop of protest and spectacle that threatened to overshadow graduation at the University of Notre Dame last week, President Obama delivered a graceful commencement address that stan ...

Using My Liberty for Aung San Suu Kyi
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="/sites/default/files/images/protest1.jpg"></a>I spent my Monday lunch hour, and maybe longer due to D.C. traffic, standing with some 30 protesters across the street from ...

Justice for Vieques
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

For more than sixty years For more than sixty years How could you begin to How could you begin to compensate people who have suffered from being target practice, not to ...

New Hope in the Movement for Immigrant Rights
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://www.ryanrodrickbeiler.com/gallery/8116193_7PzaR/1/530258814_kGpKA"></a>This past Friday, May 1, 2009, I joined with thousands of others across the country in marc ...

Mother's Peace Day
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

<blockquote><p>Arise, all women who have hearts! Whether your baptism be of water or of tears! Arise, all women who have hearts! Whether your baptism be of water o ...

M2EP Live: We're on the Inside
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

This is the first event in Sojourners history where the White House has had a role, any role, aside from the one where they call the local police and ask them to remove us from the sidewalks. ...

'Toward a Nuclear-Free World'
Originally Posted: 01/07/2013 - 2:04pm | Type: Magazine Article

Tyler Wigg-Stevenson Jessica Wilbanks Reaganites against the bomb. ...

A Dream for Zimbabwe
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joy Kauffman Resisting a state at war with its people. Some of the most courageous Christian nonviolent direc ...

Speaking Truth to Power
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Larry Rankin In Jim Wallis’ article, “A Call to Repentance” (January 2008), he indicts all American churches as having lost their Christi ...

Revolution of the Spirit
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Richard Deats Burma's resistance is not over. In August 2007, in response to a massive government-mandate ...