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A Vision for Overcoming Poverty (PDF)
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Christians and Trade Justice (PDF)
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Christians and Poverty (PDF)
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Christians and Hurricane Katrina (PDF)
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Rediscovering Values Lenten Study Guide (PDF)
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Christians and the Global Economy (PDF)
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Christians and the Role of Government (PDF)
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Faith and Finance: Christians and the Economic Crisis (PDF)
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Justice for the Poor Participant Guide and DVD
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Rediscovering Values with Lenten Study Guide (Paperback)
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Justice for the Poor Participant Guide
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Living God's Politics
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Christians and the Common Good
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'Nun on the Bus' and the DNC
Originally Posted: 09/07/2012 - 3:05am | Type: Blog

Sister Simone Campbell, executive director of NETWERK, a Catholic social justice group, shares her perspective on the financial challenges facing the nation — and the conversation we should be having. ...

Watch 'The Line': The Most Important Film You'll See This Year
Originally Posted: 09/06/2012 - 2:27pm | Type: Blog

Matthew 25 doesn’t say, “As you have done to the middle class you have done to me." What it records Jesus saying is, “As you have done to the least of these, you have done to me.” ...

A Revolutionary Picture
Originally Posted: 09/06/2012 - 12:21pm | Type: Blog

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Education and the Wealth Gap
Originally Posted: 08/30/2012 - 4:34pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jan Resseger Julie Polter An advocate for public education argues that trying to make ...

Test Anxiety
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Jan Resseger How the out-of-control emphasis on high-stakes testing jeopardizes school reform. THE SO-CALLED ...

Beyond 'Superman'
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Nicole Baker Fulgham Four traits of successful public school reform. I'VE BEEN INVOLVED in public educat ...

What Can Churches Do?
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Romal Tune Faith for Change seeks to support public education—without crossing the church-state divide. JUST ...

September/October 2012 Sojourners Magazine
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'We Have a Long Way to Go'
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Elaina Ramsey Jonathan Kozol Jonathan Kozol, author of Fire in the Ashes, talks about ...

The Sound of Learning
Originally Posted: 08/28/2012 - 11:22am | Type: Blog

The dangers that swirl around her come from gender stereotypes that threaten to curb her scientific interests. I worry that she will internalize the myth that boys are good in math and science and girls are n ...

James and the Giant Book
Originally Posted: 08/27/2012 - 11:05am | Type: Blog

In Roald Dahl's classic children's book James and the Giant Peach, 7-year-old orphan James Henry Trotter escapes his two rotten, abusive aunts by crawling into a giant peach. The peach rolls, floats, ...

Teachers Are Builders
Originally Posted: 08/24/2012 - 10:45am | Type: Blog

When the temptation to think kids like James just can't learn tears us down, I'm going to tell the story about the time he jumped up with a raised fist and shouted, "I did it!" when he read ...

SNAP / Food Stamp Challenge, Day 4: Piatt FAIL
Originally Posted: 08/23/2012 - 4:35pm | Type: Blog

I don’t mind failing as much as I do admitting I’ve failed. And technically, we haven’t blown the SNAP Challenge just yet, but I know for a fact we will by the end of the week. I ...

SNAP / Food Stamp Challenge, Day 3: Slip-Ups
Originally Posted: 08/23/2012 - 9:23am | Type: Blog

Maybe the serpent in the Garden of Eden story actually was a cute little girl in pigtails. Sure would have been more persuasive than some stupid talking snake. “We should go to a ...

It's Hard for a Rich People to Enter God's Kingdom
Originally Posted: 08/23/2012 - 12:31pm | Type: Blog

No choice can really be made outside that second bit of the Greatest Commandment. And that's uncomfortable. It makes me uncomfortable. It would be so much easier if my choices were just between me and Jes ...

Five Examples of Civil Disobedience to Remember
Originally Posted: 08/22/2012 - 4:12pm | Type: Blog

Five examples of civil disobedience to remember Ever since the global financial cabal drove the world's economies into a ditch, popular movements have been rising up to fight ...

SNAP / Food Stamp Challenge, Day 2: The Shelf
Originally Posted: 08/21/2012 - 3:24pm | Type: Blog

No organics. No lentils. No vegetable broth. I started feeling frustrated by the number of things I wanted that weren’t there. I was going to have to make another trip if I was going to complete my list. ...

The Pages in the Book Go 'Flip, Flip, Flip'
Originally Posted: 08/23/2012 - 11:05am | Type: Blog

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SNAP/ Food Stamp Challenge, Day 1: Broke vs. Poor
Originally Posted: 08/20/2012 - 3:12pm | Type: Blog

I’ve been broke before, but I’ve never been what I’d consider to be “poor.” Broke is a short-term condition; poor is an inevitable way of life. “So what are food stamps anyway?” ...

Food Price Crisis Worse Than 2008 Predicted
Originally Posted: 08/17/2012 - 10:31am | Type: Blog

Food prices are projected to rise sharply in the coming months, exceeding the levels of the 2008 food price crisis. The advocacy group Stop Gambling on Hunge r reports worl ...

Conflict Minerals Report Card
Originally Posted: 08/17/2012 - 9:48am | Type: Blog

How different electronics corporations are doing in avoiding conflict minerals. As conflict, rape, and other human rights abuses continue in eastern Congo, armed groups are still ...

Resources for SNAP Food Stamp Challenge
Originally Posted: 01/06/2014 - 5:56pm | Type: Blog

Even if you’re not on public assistance and not planning to take part in the challenge, these are useful tools to help anyone on a budget plan for some good, nutritious meals. Aft ...

Planning for Poverty: The SNAP Challenge
Originally Posted: 08/15/2012 - 3:29pm | Type: Blog

Families receive $4 a day per family member to cover food costs, so the SNAP challenge is pretty simple (in theory, at least): Live on the same amount with your family for a week. ...

Robin Hood Returns to Europe - France Takes Up the Tax
Originally Posted: 08/14/2012 - 2:04pm | Type: Blog

France enacts financial transaction tax. The global movement to implement a small tax on some financial industry trades has gained its first European partner: France. Religious ...

Sister Simone Campbell Visits Bill O'Reilly, Talks Budget
Originally Posted: 08/14/2012 - 10:13am | Type: Blog

Sister Simone Campbell sat down with Fox News' Bill O'Reilly to discuss her organization's push for a faithful budget. Sister Simone Campbell sat down with Fox News ...

Will Alabama’s Governor Listen to the Faith Community?
Originally Posted: 08/10/2012 - 2:16pm | Type: Blog

In parts of Alabama, the government profits when people go to prison. The state’s justice system has become rife with injustice. Over the past few weeks, Christians have written A ...

A War That Builds Bridges, Not Bombs
Originally Posted: 08/09/2012 - 2:24pm | Type: Blog

When meal-packaging projects become collaborations between communities that have historically clashed, stereotyped, judged, or ignored each other, then bridges are being built instead of bombs. ...

Making Love Practical
Originally Posted: 08/09/2012 - 11:16am | Type: Blog

In the Australian city where I live, there is a housing crisis. Only 2 percent of rental properties are vacant. The mining boom has seen a huge increase in the number of renters and this additional competition has left parties outbidding each other t ...

No 'Quick Fixes' For The Economy
Originally Posted: 08/07/2012 - 3:23pm | Type: Blog

Quick fixes won't fix the structural problems in the U.S. and European economies. Author and academic Jeffrey Sachs argues in a Huffington Post piece: Invest ...

Lawmakers Highlight Tragedy of Food Assistance Cuts
Originally Posted: 08/07/2012 - 10:26am | Type: Blog

In an op-ed for Politico, two Representatives highlight the recent cuts to food assistance programs, and the damaging effects they will have on the state of the nation.   In an ...

America Wants Great Equality
Originally Posted: 08/06/2012 - 1:23pm | Type: Blog

Income inequality increasingly relevant issue for Americans. Duke professor  Dan Ariely writes for The Atlantic :  The inequality of wealth and income in the U.S. h ...

Christian Leaders Blast GOP Tax Bill
Originally Posted: 01/28/2013 - 4:57pm | Type: Press

August 2, 2012 Sojo in the News Chris Lisee ...