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Sojourners Magazine: July 1981

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Poor children under Reagan's budget. An interview with Marian Wright Edelman
The Reagan administration's economic policies


NAE official supports human rights nominee
A report on La Grange II and the Middle East conflict.
A Christian call for justice and peace in the holy land
Reflections on the Klan and poor people


In recent months the centuries-old Irish struggle against British rule has reached one of its periodic peaks of intensity, spurred by the deaths of hunger-striking Irish Republican Army (IRA)
6:15 a.m. Monday. Wispy clouds are turning cantaloupe orange over the clock tower of Howard University. Small clusters of people are gathering at the bus stop.
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.


God has descended, the jail door has opened, and I am filled with doubt.