Danny Duncan Collum, a Sojourners contributing writer, teaches writing at Kentucky State University in Frankfort, Kentucky. He is the author of the novel White Boy.

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The Way America Does Business

by Danny Duncan Collum 11-01-1985

A look at the economic need for community and democracy.

The Reign of Terror

by Danny Duncan Collum 08-01-1985

After the highjacking of TWA flight 847, the subject of terrorism is very much with us.

A Chilling Precedent

by Danny Duncan Collum 06-01-1985

The fundamentalist drive to take over the Southern Baptist Convention.

The State of the Unions

by Danny Duncan Collum 05-01-1985

Organized labor in the U.S. is in big trouble. That is not exactly hot news.

Vietnam: Ten Years After

by Danny Duncan Collum 04-01-1985

Ten years ago, on April 30, 1975, the war in Vietnam officially ended.

Bluff and Bluster in Geneva

by Danny Duncan Collum 03-01-1985

This month a new phase of the nuclear arms race will be launched.

Imperial Arrogance

by Danny Duncan Collum 03-01-1985

In this media age, complex world events get boiled down into simple catch phrases.

A Promise Crushed

by Danny Duncan Collum 02-01-1985

Twenty years ago this month, Malcolm X was assassinated.

The Bishops' Moral Capital

by Danny Duncan Collum 01-01-1985

The National Conference of Catholic Bishops' pastoral letter on the U.S. economy.

Clues To The Future

by Danny Duncan Collum 12-01-1984

A.J. Muste never stopped experimenting with new tactics and ideas.

The Prophetic Pilgrim

by Danny Duncan Collum 12-01-1984

A.J. Muste's life as activist and pacifist.

Filling Out The Vision

by Danny Duncan Collum 10-01-1984

A new wave of political activism is sweeping through the black communities of the U.S.

An Ill Wind In Dallas

by Danny Duncan Collum 10-01-1984

A cold and rather nasty wind is blowing through the Republican Party.

What's at Stake... and What Isn't

by Danny Duncan Collum 09-01-1984

A reader's guide to the presidential election.

Under the Rainbow

by Danny Duncan Collum 08-01-1984

Jesse Jackson sought to call together a rainbow coalition.

Last Things Last

by Danny Duncan Collum 06-01-1984

For many of us, "eschatology" is one of those fancy words that theologians toss around.

Reagan's Election Crusade

by Danny Duncan Collum 04-01-1984

The ostentatiously "religious" nature of Reagan's re-election campaign has been a surprise.

A Matter of Idolatry

by Danny Duncan Collum 03-01-1984

The confrontation between the U.S. and the Soviet Union has become more tense.

A Fate Undeserved

by Danny Duncan Collum 01-01-1984

The result of the siege of Tripoli was the same as it had been in Beirut.

A Tottering Structure of Lies

by Danny Duncan Collum 12-01-1983

The invasion of Grenada finally gave the Reagan administration what it has been yearning for.