Becky Garrison 11-13-2009
In my ongoing quest to turn my travels into pilgrimages, I keep discovering resources that help me along the way.
Cesar Baldelomar 11-10-2009
Marvin Gaye once sang, "Oh, mercy mercy me/Oh, things ain't what they used to be/No, no/Where did all the blue sky go?/Poison is the wind that blows/From the north, east, south, and sea/Oh, mercy m
John Gehring 07-10-2009
When Pope Benedict XVI meets with President Obama in Rome today, a shy German theologian and a charismatic leader known for his international rock star appeal will find plenty to agree on despite s
Jim Wallis 07-09-2009
As the G8 Summit begins in Italy, Pope Benedict XVI has released a new encyclical on the global economy.
Anne Colamosca 06-01-2009
Come Home, America: The Rise and Fall (and Redeeming Promise) of Our Country, by William Greider. Rodale Books.
Joey Ager 06-01-2009

Amidst the news of global market collapse, 11 of the world’s leading ethical banks met for the first time in March to form the Global Alliance for Banking on Values and to develop new strateg

Jim Goodman 04-08-2009
HR 875 The Food Safety Modernization Act of 2009 has gotten considerable attention lately and that is a very good thing, people should be concerned about food safety and more specifically how their
Kaitlin Barker 04-01-2009
The End of Poverty? written and directed by Philippe Diaz. Cinema Libre Studio.
Lauren Maxwell 01-30-2009
When I think of Immokalee, my mind remembers a place where reconciliation has come alive.
Jim Wallis 12-04-2008
"The appeal of terrorism is waning," said Mathew Burrows, head of long-range analysis in the office of the director of national intelligence.
Elizabeth Palmberg 07-29-2008

Andrew Berg, an International Monetary Fund African department policy adviser, is a nice man. I know this because he spent some time talking earnestly with me after an IMF press conference in which I'd asked a pretty confrontational question about Malawi, whose 2002 famine is often partly attributed to IMF (and World Bank) advice, and whose current bumper crops are attributed to ignoring it.

Berg looks a tiny bit like The X Files' Agent Skinner, but what this conversation [...]

Elizabeth Palmberg 07-10-2008

Kool-Aid ManIt's clear that one cause of the current food crisis is that poorer countries have been pressured into dismantling their food policies, leaving peasant farmers and eaters alike to bear all the risks of the extremely volatile world market. This has left corporations free to ship factory-farmed food to those countries, peasants free to migrate to urban slums, and corporately-dominated economic [...]

Elizabeth Palmberg 07-01-2008

"Grain Markets Panic Buying, Export Controls, and Food Riots," trumpets the headline of one Web site I read while researching the world food price crisis for Sojourners' July issue. Was the site a moral [...]

Tim Kumfer 12-03-2007

In college, I took a cultural exchange trip (read: vacation) to Rome over spring break. Just around the corner from St. Peter's Square, I bought my father, a minister, a crucifix for his office.

Earlier this week, I saw that same souvenir in a report from The National Labor Committee on crucifixes made in Chinese sweatshops.

The report, titled

Danny Schechter 12-01-2007
Predatory credit hurts homeowners - and the world economy.
Jim Wallis 11-01-2007
World Vision shines a spotlight on the moral imperative for change.
Brian McLaren 11-01-2007

Our 'framing' stories aren't serving us well. But there is an alternative: the good news of Jesus.

Herman E. Daly 07-01-2007

Danny Duncan Collum got it right in his article on media and academic bias in the service of free trade and globalization ("One Side to Every Story," May 2007).

Danny Duncan Collum 05-01-2007

The mainstream media's blind spot on "free trade."

Ivy George 06-01-2006
The First World becomes a one-way destination point for children from the global South.