Ryan Rodrick Beiler was the Sojourners web editor from 1999 to 2010. He currently works as a freelance photojournalist based in Oslo, Norway.
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World Bank Says 'Oops' on Past Projects, Okays New Pipeline
Its not just civil wars, AIDS, or other diseases that have brought suffering to sub-Saharan Africa in recent decades.
In U.K. City, Cops Call Churches
In most American "community watch" groups, residents report suspicious activity to the authorities.
Spectacular Works, Simple Obedience
Chiapas' New Bishop
As Bishop Samuel Ruiz, liberation theologian and champion of Chiapas indigenous peoples, faced mandatory retirement at age 75, many feared what would come next.
In the Interest of Other Cuban Children
One outcome of the circus surrounding the Elian Gonzalez case has been increased scrutiny of U.S.-Cuba policy and renewed hopes for a better relationship with the island nation.
Confronting AIDS in Uganda
'The solution will come from the community.'
Pat Robertson Calls for Death Penalty Moratorium
Finding himself in agreement with the American Civil Liberties Union and at odds with Jerry Falwell, Pat Robertson said "a moratorium [on executions] would indeed be very appropriate..."
New Friends of the Earth?
A coalition of conservative Christian and Jewish leaders known as the Interfaith Council for Stewardship and the Environment has released "The Cornwall Declaration"...
It's a Start
Groups Claim Amoco Fuels Sudan War
Christian groups in the United States and Sudan have called for the boycott of BP-Amoco...
Navy Resumes Bombing of Puerto Rico
After a year of encampments that successfully halted bombing exercises by the U.S.
A Baltimore County judge exceeded sentencing guidelines and gave Philip Berrigan, 30 months in prison for damaging an A-10 Warthog aircraft, such as those used to fire depleted uranium ammunition in Iraq and Kosovo.
Iraq Sanctions: 'The slaughter of innocents'
While the U.S.-backed sanctions against Iraq continue to devastate that country, a growing clamor of voices is rising up in opposition
Kosovar Religious Leaders Appeal for Peace
Defying the assumption that Serbs and ethnic Albanians are incapable of peaceful coexistence, leaders of the religious communities of Kosovo issued a common statement for reconciliation.
Jamming the Giants
For around $2,500 you too can be a DJ in the micro-radio revolution.
Two Guatemalan military officers have been arrested and charged with the April 1998 murder of Catholic bishop and human rights advocate Juan Jose Gerardi.
Prosperity Doesn't Equal Generosity
A new report shows that the current economic boom is not finding its way to the collection plate.
A Punishing Decade
The U.S. prison population passed the two million mark in February, provoking vigils and protests in more than 40 U.S. cities.