While governors and mayors are trying to deescalate the nation’s unrest, the president is escalating the violence.

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Ignorance and indifference are no excuse for failure to intervene in human suffering.

Brutality is the rational action of a police state founded on a lie. 

Jim Wallis

As we passed the horrifying milestone of 100,000 American deaths to the coronavirus, we’ve started using the hashtag #Lament100k to urge people to pause — to lament. Of course, the sentiment falls short. As a friend said to me, we can’t abbreviate all these lives; we have to try to feel all one hundred thousand of them.

Jim Wallis
President & Founder
Jim Wallis is a New York Times bestselling author, public theologian, speaker, and international commentator on ethics and public life.
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June 2020

Sojourners Magazine

My Chinese church was a life raft, but talking about sex was shameful.
Interfaith dialogue must include Indigenous belief systems too.
A review of “The Myth of the American Dream: Reflections on Affluence, Autonomy, Safety, and Power,” by D.L. Mayfield.

The nation must be given the chance to mourn, lament, and remember the dead.


As our current media and political narrative from the border paints a grim picture, a look at how advocates like Border Angels are working to offer a different kind of welcome—