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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Crossing the Canyon

by Danny Duncan Collum 07-01-1981

This country has always assumed, either openly or just beneath the surface, that people are poor because they are worthless and worthless because they are poor.

The Height Of Irresponsibility

by Danny Duncan Collum 05-01-1981

For a few days recently President Reagan's budget-cutting plan and the war in El Salvador were edged out of the headlines 

Our Chance To Stop

by Danny Duncan Collum, by Mernie King 03-01-1981

Reasons for building a nuclear arms moratorium movement

The Whirlwind Postponed

by Danny Duncan Collum 03-01-1981

In a meeting a few weeks ago, a member of my household asked the rest of us for advice on whether she should join her coworkers in attending ceremonies honoring the returned hostages.

The Power Of Poland's Powerless

by Danny Duncan Collum 01-01-1981

In the five months since the workers' uprising began in Poland, events there have been thick with irony.

Jamaican Meddling

by Danny Duncan Collum 12-01-1980

While many of us were distressed at the choices, or lack of them, facing us in our presidential election, another election held just four days before our own put at stake very real issues concerning the well-being of the poor and the distribution of the world's power and resources.

It's Selection Time

by Danny Duncan Collum 10-01-1980

Autumn is here, the frost is on the pumpkin, the back-to-school sales are over, and the culmination of a long and bitterly fought contest is upon us.