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Sojourners Magazine: May 2020

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Investigative journalist Anne Nelson explains how a secretive cabal of right-wing operatives poisoned talk radio and turned a nation against itself. 

Features

How a secretive network convinced Americans they cannot trust East Coast “elites.” An interview with investigative journalist Anne Nelson.

by
Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove
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Features

Berlin’s memorials to individual Holocaust victims destabilized me—and my faith to a god of safety.

by
Ali Tranvik

We think of Thomas as the one who doubted, but his story shows us what faith looks like.

by
Robyn Henderson-Espinoza

Voices

Voices
Mobilizing Hope

The climate crisis increasingly poses an existential threat to all of us, and yet the impacts will disproportionately hurt the already marginalized.

Executive Director
Voices
From The Editors

Tracing the roots of today's uncivil public discourse. 

by Jim Rice
Voices
Commentary

Three suggestions for how to faithfully accompany a closing church.

by
Susan R. Masters

Trump likes to tout his economic accomplishments, but what has America gotten in exchange for the 2017 Republican tax overhaul?

by
Jim Simpson

Troubled by the teachings of conservative Polish clergy, protesters declare, “We want our church back.”

by
Ryszard Bobrowicz
Voices
Columns

The courage of scientists, doctors, and nurses will have been wasted if nothing deeper changes in how we treat one another and the planet.

by
Bill McKibben

Perhaps in normal times black voters would take a risk with their ballot. But for Southern black families, the results of this election will mean life or death.

by
Lisa Sharon Harper

Trump's weaponization of whiteness and all-out assault on America’s working poor stand in stark contradiction to the “culture of life” that Catholics embrace.

by
Rose Marie Berger
Voices
Eyewitness

As told to Sojourners

by
Erricka Bridgeford

Vision

Vision
Culture

Three culture recommendations from our editors.

by
The Editors

There are more than two sides to The Two Popes.

by
Danny Duncan Collum

And LGBTQ inequality, immigration, and other topics not usually mentioned in church.

by
Ariel Parrella-Aureli

Singer FKA Twigs points us to the richness of mediating and upending our understanding of Mary Magdalene.

by
Chris Karnadi
Vision
Books

A review of A Suffragette in America: Reflections on Prisoners, Pickets and Political Change, by E. Sylvia Pankhurst, edited by Katherine Connelly.

by
Anne Colamosca

A review of This Is My Body: A Memoir of Religious and Romantic Obsession, by Cameron Dezen Hammon.

by
Jera Brown

A review of The #MeToo Reckoning, by Ruth Everhart.

by
Jon Little
Vision
Poetry

A poem. 

by
Jeanne Murray Walker
Vision
Living The Word

Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle A.

by
Celeste Kennel-Shank
Vision
H'rumphs

Funny business by Ed Spivey Jr.

by
Ed Spivey Jr.