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Why the Church is the Best Place for a Pussy Riot
Originally Posted: 08/30/2012 - 4:24pm | Type: Blog

As a faith-based community organizer, I spend a great majority of my time trying to get political issues into the church so that the gospel can be relevant to the reality of those on and off the pews. Therefor ...

Punk Protesters Sentenced to Two Years in Russian Jail
Originally Posted: 08/20/2012 - 8:22am | Type: Blog

Rather than standing up in the face of authority as an advocate for the poor and oppressed (arguably one of the principal responsibilities of a church), they have joined in the subjugation of human rights in R ...

'Pussy Riot' Sentencing: Can't Jail Female Fury
Originally Posted: 08/17/2012 - 3:24pm | Type: Blog

Russian feminist punk rock collective sentenced to prison for "performance prayer" in Orthodox cathedral. Three women from the Russian feminist punk collective Pussy Rio ...

Russian Band’s Punk Protest Prayer: Prophecy or Blasphemy?
Originally Posted: 08/17/2012 - 1:15pm | Type: Blog

The all-female Russian punk band was arrested following an uninvited “punk prayer” of protest against Russian president Vladimir Putin and his iron-fisted grip on the forthcoming election. ...