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What Would Jesus Cut? Who Would Jesus Bomb?

Growing up in the Bible belt in east Tennessee, I can remember an entire campaign built around "What Would Jesus Do?" There were WWJD bracelets, stickers, and T-shirts everywhere.
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Wisconsin: America's Tahrir Square?

A week after a shocked world reveled in Egypt's incredible moment of freedom and people power, Wisconsin is reviving its own unique tradition of people power and creative protest.
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Xenophobic Border Watch Groups are Domestic Terrorists

On May 30, 2009, a terrorist attack in Arizona ended the lives of two U.S. citizens -- a Latino man and his 9-year-old daughter.
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Wendell Berry Won't Quit Trying to Save the Mountains

Fourteen mountain-top removal protesters -- including author Wendell Berry -- are in their third day of a sit-in/sleep-in at the Kentucky Governor's Office in Frankfort.
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Yes, NPR, Ordinary People Care About Financial Reform!

[Editors' note: This post is taken from a letter Sojourners associate editor Elizabeth Palmberg sent to the folks who create National Public Radio's Planet Money podca
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The Truth About the BP Oil Spill

Ten months have passed since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and by now most of the nation has shifted its focus away from the gulf to more recent and pressing topics.
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Jordan Follows Egypt's Lead

The excitement in Cairo -- including the biggest crowd yet today in Tahrir Square -- has made it difficult to follow the development of protests elsewhere in the Arab world.
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Education For More Than Global Economic Dominance

"Education is not primarily an industry and its proper use is not to serve industries, either by job-training or by industry-subsidized research." --
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Young Evangelicals Must Champion Immigration Reform

In some ways, 2010 was a great year for evangelicals who have longed for the church to stand for just and compassionate immigration reform.
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Our Persistent Reach for the American Dream

We set aside a national holiday to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. because he welded an ethos of agape love onto the founding principles of the United States.
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