Weekly Wrap 11.15.19: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week | Sojourners

Weekly Wrap 11.15.19: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

1. PHOTOS: As Scotus Hears DACA Arguments, Thousands Gather to Demand Protections

The DACA oral arguments drew thousands of protesters, DACA recipients, faith leaders, and organizers to the steps of the Supreme Court.

2. U.S. Catholic Bishops Elect Hispanic Immigrant as Leader

Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, supporter of DACA and other pro-immigration issues, will lead the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

3. The Bird Man of the Amazon

One who properly experiences the Amazon and its give-and-take of inter-species compromise, feels a fundamental shift in the world thereafter — the same world which has forced 51 Peruvian species onto the critically endangered list.

4. The Homeownership Obsession

How buying homes became a part of the American dream — and also a nightmare.

5. Adam Driver Plays Staffer Exposing CIA Torture in 'The Report'

The film juxtaposes the brutality of torture with the reality of its ineffectiveness.

6. The Right’s “Judeo-Christian” Fixation

How a term that sounds inclusive is used to promote exclusion.

7. Jules Woodson: Andy Savage 'Has Disqualified Himself from the Pulpit'

Andy Savage’s website includes several blog posts about how to be a good parent and husband, but Jules Woodson says that he sexually assaulted her while she was a minor and he was her youth pastor at a Southern Baptist Church (SBC) in Texas.

8. This Tom Hanks Story Will Help You Feel Less Bad

Hanks is playing Mister Rogers in a new movie and is just as nice as you think he is. Please read this article anyway.

9. A Call for a (W)holistic Approach to Education Equity

Higher education student loan debt has become a hot topic in the current political debate, with several presidential candidates calling for either full or partial student loan forgiveness. And as student loan debt levels reach historic highs, it is clear this is a problem worth solving.

10. What Was It Like to Be Edited by Barack Obama?

After the 2008 election, the New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza reported that Obama had told his incoming political director, Patrick Gaspard, “I think that I’m a better speechwriter than my speechwriters …”

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