April 2005

Cover Story

The elite few benefit from the Bush tax agenda. The rest of us get stuck with the bill.
For political strategist Grover Norquist, tax policy is just a means to a brutish end.

Feature

Object lessons from Palestinian-American artist Rajie Cook.
Uncut interview with the man at the center of the Jimmy Lee Jackson murder case.
The young refugees had come through almost unthinkable terrors to a strange, strange land.
With 86 percent of the country below the poverty line, the southern African nation of Zambia seems an unlikely candidate to face down the United States - and corporate giant Monsanto - over genetically modified seeds.
A 40-year-old civil rights murder mystery, and the former state trooper who holds the answer.

Commentary

Millennium Goals offer hope against poverty.
No tax cuts during wartime.
Communicating across the red-blue divide.

Columns

As the tour continues, a new movement for justice in America is being spread. I can feel it.
Clearly, Rumsfeld's critics never had their own secret army.
by: Ed Spivey
It's the lives of our saints, not their deaths, that teach us about faith.
Is corporal punishment the proper way to nurture moral character?

Culture Watch

Last December,Last December, I boarded a plane to fly home for the holidays and plopped down in my seat, already exhausted from pre-Christmas
The attack of the chiller flicks.
As Joshua crosses the Jordan River into the promised land,As Joshua crosses the Jordan River into the promised land, he
Aaron McGruder rages against the machine.
A Faith-A Faith-Based Solution

Departments

Ten thousand African-Ten thousand African-American Baptist ministers, lay leaders, and activists met in Nashville in January for what has been
It is often said that what you pay for something affects how much you value it.It is often said that what you pay for something affects how
Haitian priest Gerard Jean-Haitian priest Gerard Jean-Juste addresses a counter-inaugural
When Father Roberto Ubertino blessed his Orthodox parishioners'When Father Roberto Ubertino blessed his Orthodox
Kudos to Danny Duncan Collum for his column (Kudos to Danny Duncan Collum for his column ("What Those
I enjoyed reading the excerpt "I enjoyed reading the excerpt "A Better Option."
James Forman,James Forman, who led the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in the early 1960s era of freedom rides and freedom
I have climbed out of the depths where human ash and soil comprise a pyramidal mound covered by the green of life. Here women, men, and children
by: Joel Kurz
I wholeheartedly agree with Jim Wallis'I wholeheartedly agree with Jim Wallis’ "prophetic politics" ("A Better Option"). The two-party
Looking for something to wear on Talk Like A Pirate Day?Looking for something to wear on Talk Like A Pirate Day?
Sometimes the most important stories are hidden in plain view.
Thank you so much for printing "Thank you so much for printing "A Better Option" (by

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