John Gehring 07-31-2009
When the United States and the Soviet Union stared into the abyss of nuclear Armageddon during the Cold War, filmmaker Stanley Kubrick began reading obscure journals like the Bulletin of the At

Last weekend I watched the documentary Food, Inc. and it left me inspired in a surprising way

Melvin Bray 07-28-2009
Americans are dying for want of health care.
Nate Van Duzer 07-17-2009
Last week the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities released a study analyzing the effectiveness of our country's safety net programs.
I was in a car wreck in 2002. After a drunk driver hit the car in which I was a passenger, I found myself with fractured ribs and a broken right clavicle.
Allison Johnson 06-26-2009
Yesterday, President Obama met with key legislators to discuss the details of moving comprehensive immigration reform legislation this year.
Elizabeth Palmberg 06-19-2009
As I look at where we need to get, pronto -- 350 parts per million or less carbon in the atmosphere, sustainable use of planetary resources, and a world economy consistent with those things -- and
Anna Almendrala 06-18-2009
An interview with a man and his children in an Internally Displaced Person (refugee) camp quickly devolves into a father desperately trying to sell his smallest child to the cameraman.
Bill Mefford 06-17-2009
As things begin to heat up on the immigration debate in Congress, the role of the church will be significant.
Imagine America's 'Rust Belt' transformed into a green belt of clean energy manufacturing. Imagine the factories of Detroit making wind turbines and solar panels to power America.
Jim Wallis 06-11-2009
The time has come for comprehensive immigration reform. After several failed attempts in past years, the president has promised it and the White House is showing a clear commitment to it.
Congress is hard at work on historic energy and climate change legislation. The House of Representatives plans to vote on a bill in the next few weeks, with the Senate to follow in early fall.
Danielle Strickland 06-01-2009
This week has been eventful in Australia.
Chuck Warnock 05-28-2009
The nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court of the United States by President Barack Obama has electrified the Latino community in America.
Anna Almendrala 05-27-2009
When Robert Greenwald, founder and president of Brave New Films -- an organization that uses new media and
Aaron Taylor 05-22-2009
Despite the repeated attempts of former President George W.
Obery Hendricks 05-20-2009
Dick Cheney is a strange creature. For public consumption he is the cool, principled champion of the American people willing to take hard public stands on their behalf.
Allison Johnson 05-14-2009

Postville, Iowa, is a powerful place. Tuesday, hundreds of community members and people of faith from across the country gathered to pray and reflect on the traumatic events of May 12, 2008.

Allison Johnson 05-12-2009
Today marks the first anniversary of the Po