It has been one of those weeks. Everything around me seems to need fixing. First the shower backed up, and then my car broke down.
[Editor's Note: In the current issue of Sojourners magazine, http://www.sojo.net/index.cfm?action=magazine.article&issue=soj1009&arti...
As reflection on the killing of ten aid workers from the International Assistance Mission (IAM) in Afghanistan continu
Driving today through Port-au-Prince in the glaring summer sun, there is still plenty of rubble being removed. Presumably, almost seven months after the earthquake, bodies are still being discovered.
Last month, the mayor of Costa Mesa -- where I live -- proposed and passed a proclamation declaring our city a "Rule of Law" city. It is not that we were in total anarchy before May.
I have committed my work, social action, and development endeavors to a social consciousness and awareness that propels a high standard of morality, ethics, and codes of conduct.
The nuclear fuel swap deal signed between Iran and Turkey and Brazil is a positive development that deserves U.S. support.
The Houma Tribe, located in southern Louisiana, has had more than their fair share of trials and obstacles over the last 100 years. The oil spill may be the final straw.