The secretive, elitist Capitol Hill organization has cozied up to the despots -- and, in my case, done genuine good.
A little Methodist church has a big heart for the left out and the lonley in the shadow of the nation's capital.
The Utah Compact has good immigration principles -- but there's still a more excellent way.
Wisconsin was just the first salvo of an all-out war on working people.
A club owner in Chicago can pick up the phone and "mail-order" three girls from Eastern Europe.
Though the fast ended on Easter, it helped to spark a broad and united movement for a moral budget.
The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger, by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett. Bloomsbury Press.
Bio: Founded Empowering and Strengthing Ohio's People (ESOP) to stop predatory lending and home foreclosures. Website: www.esop-cleveland.org.
Poets resist anti-immigration laws with defiance, beauty, and social media.
Freedom Journeys: The Tale of Exodus and Wilderness across Millennia, by Rabbi Arthur O. Waskow adn Rabbi Phyllis O. Berman. Jewish Lights Publishing.
Gareth Higgins reviews Batle: Los Angeles, Saving Private Ryan, and Chinatown.
"A white man's country" became the multiracial, multicultural democracy we now inhabit.
Reading Joel Hunter's "Civility Is Only a Beginning" (March 2011), I was struck by the contrast between his beautifully stated intention -- "Let's listen so well that we can state others' cases in
Jesus says, receive the Holy Spirit, whom you cannot control. Diversity is an essential attribute of a Spirit-filled church.
In Danny Duncan Collum's reflection on the attempted assassination of Rep.
"Taking the Bible Seriously" by Charles E. Gutenson (April 2011) was right on the mark. I often see issue groups take the word of God and twist it to serve their purposes.
Every gun that is made is, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed.
Fracking ("Meet the Frackers," by Tyler Edgar, March 2011) is well-known to people in Colorado, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, Texas, and other states for its disastrous use in natural gas extrac
Gerard Anderson on Overpaying, Overeating, and Out-of-Control U.S. Medical Costs