Elections

Jim Wallis 1-22-2010

Yesterday's Supreme Court ruling on campaign finance law will give a huge boost to the special interests that already exercise a stranglehold on our political system, allowing them to tighten their grip and fu

Alfonso Wieland 1-19-2010
[En español] Haiti is an example of how both flesh and bones politicians as well as countries can look convincingly l
Alfonso Wieland 1-19-2010
[English version] Haití es ejemplo de cómo los políticos de carne y hueso pero también las nacio
Please God, save us from hyper-partisanship and hyper-media in perpetual election mode selling us a hyperbolic public discourse.
Katrina Abarcar 12-11-2009
For many of us in the U.S., the sometimes vicious attack ads of last year's presidential election are more than just a recent memory.
Lisa Haugaard 12-01-2009
Elections took place Sunday, Nov. 29 in Honduras with National Party leader Porfirio Lobo declared the winner.

In the wake of Tuesday's elections where the Democrats lost governor's races in New Jersey and in Virginia, some observers are advising President Obama to scale back his agenda.
Jim Wallis 11-05-2009
Most of the country probably didn't notice.
Ryan Rodrick Beiler 11-03-2009

Thankfully, the crisis in Honduras may be reaching a political resolution.

Andrew Clouse 11-02-2009
Friday morning, Hillary Clinton praised what she called "an historic agreement" between de facto President Roberto Micheletti and deposed President Manuel Zelaya.
Lisa Sharon Harper 9-25-2009
The following is a message delivered at the "Stand for Freedom in Iran" rally that took place yesterday at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, across from the United Nations.

Nontando Hadebe 9-09-2009
Last week the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) pledged to support the program on national healing in Zimbabwe.
Ben White 9-01-2009
What the protest movement is -- and isn't -- about.
Jim Wallis 7-27-2009
I was doing a workout anyway, so I decided to watch Sarah Palin's farewell address while pumping away on the elliptical machine.
Nontando Hadebe 7-14-2009
The visit by U.S. President Barack Obama to Ghana this past weekend was described as his first visit to sub-Saharan Africa.
Ashley Morse 7-02-2009

On the morning of June 28, Honduran President Manuel "Mel" Zelaya was awoken suddenly as masked soldiers burst into his home. As the media has been rave to point out, still in his pajamas, the elected head of state was forced onto a plane and shipped out of the country.

Jim Wallis 7-02-2009
Over the course of the 2008 election season, I kept hearing from some of my conservative religious friends of the great presidential hopes they had for a smart and ambitious governor from South Car
Jim Wallis 6-16-2009
Elections -- indeed the democratic process itself -- shape countries, culture, and the future, no matter what their outcome.

Kaitlin Barker 5-20-2009

I spent my Monday lunch hour, and maybe longer due to D.C. traffic, standing with some 30 protesters across the street from the Burmese embassy, waving signs and shouting at curtained windows. Hundreds of other demonstrators around the world were also protesting on behalf of Aung San Suu Kyi.

Jim Wallis 4-30-2009
Wednesday marked the 100th day of President Obama's administration and the final day of Sojourners' http://www.sojo.net/index.cfm?action=events.m2ep&item=m2ep-home&source=r...

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