Common good

Kaitlin Barker 04-30-2009
The four days of Sojourners' Mobilization to End Poverty has come to an end.
Brian McLaren 04-16-2009

I've written a lot on Palestine and Gaza in recent years. Any of us who travel (or read) know that peace in the world can't be separated from peace in Israel -- peace for Jews, and peace for Muslim and Christian Palestinians.

Chuck Collins 04-13-2009
Where are the prophetic voices on the topic of taxation this April 15?
Allison Johnson 04-09-2009
Hundreds of faith leaders and immigrant advocates across the country visiting their members of Congress at home this week just got a huge boost from the Obama administration.

Scanning the headlines recently, the following caught my attention: "Walgreens giving free care to jobless and uninsured." I read the article to find the hidden catch, but to my delight, I found only a company trying to use its resources in a way that promotes the common good of society.

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Jim Wallis 04-01-2009
If we can learn new habits of the heart from this economic crisis, perhaps the suffering can be redemptive.
John Gehring 03-25-2009
When both the Left and Right begin sharpening their knives, it means you are on to something.
Jim Wallis 03-24-2009
Next week, leaders of the G-20, the 19 countries with the largest economies and the European Union, will meet in London.
Barbara Born 03-15-2009
Bible readings from the Revised Common Lectionary: Exodus 20:1-17, Psalm 19, 1 Corinthians 1:18-25, John 2: 13-22
Jim Wallis 03-12-2009

"Without justice, what are kingdoms but bands of robbers?"

Jim Wallis 03-02-2009
Four years ago, faced with a disastrous federal budget proposal, Sojourners coined a phase, "budgets are moral documents." That phrase has now entered the common lexicon, but it remains our fundam
Jim Wallis 02-25-2009
This wasn't really a budget speech, or even a State of the Union. It was a call to rebuild a country -- from its infrastructure, to its economy, to its values.
Jarrod McKenna 02-11-2009
That U.S. megaphone of amazing grace, Shane Claiborne, was recently moved to tears after witnessing a youth gathering in Australia.
The 111th Congress is turning out to be a bit more exciting than the 110th, with members tackling tough issues with a vigor that was in short supply in 2008.
Duane Shank 01-30-2009
Getting time to read is always a challenge, but here are the top 10 books I read this year:
Jim Wallis 01-30-2009

In a plenary session titled "The Values behind Market Capitalism" yesterday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, I started with this observation:

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