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Jim Wallis 09-15-2010

Today is a day of hope for immigration reform. More than 500 immigration activists and faith leaders have gathered in Washington, D.C. to call on Congress to act on immigration reform. They represent the tens of thousands of you reading SojoMail today who, over the past few years, have taken action on immigration reform.

Maryada Vallet 09-13-2010
In southern Arizona, a glimmer of hope for immigration activists is like a drop of water on a hot summer day -- you are quenched for a brief moment, but the moment is gone once you realize how thir
Randy Woodley 09-02-2010
As you read this post, please understand, I'm not a pacifist. I was raised in a politically conservative family. My dad is a proud WWII vet. My only brother retired from the U.S. Air Force.
Jim Wallis 09-01-2010
The emotion that grips me this morning, after watching President Obama's speech last night and listening to the commentary about the "end of our combat mission in Iraq," is a deep sadness.
Elizabeth Palmberg 08-30-2010
The stakes in Sudan are high, as there are less than six months until south Sudan is slated to vote on independence.
Lynne Hybels 08-30-2010
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a beautiful, lush country, with fertile soil and rich minerals.
Leslie G. Woods 08-27-2010

I arrived in the faith-based advocacy community in Washington, D.C. fresh out of divinity school.

Ernesto Tinajero 08-26-2010
It took more than 70 years of blood, work, and persistence, but the movement prevailed and on August 18, 1920, women were given the right to both vote and run for office.
Elizabeth Palmberg 08-13-2010
The countdown is on to next year's independence referendum in so
Jennifer Kottler 08-12-2010
"Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved." William Jennings Bryan (1860 - 1925)
Duane Shank 08-11-2010
As reflection on the killing of ten aid workers from the International Assistance Mission (IAM) in Afghanistan continu
Robert Wilson-Black 08-11-2010
Against many odds, I was given the chance to spend six days at the Aspen Ideas Festival this summer.
LaVonne Neff 08-09-2010
When my previous post about Missouri's health-care insurance vote and obesity rates was posted, commenters told me I was
Just peace theory holds that peace can only come when the basic needs of people are met. This need includes health care.
Heather Wilson 08-09-2010

Ten more lives were lost in Afghanistan last week. Many people will likely say this danger is reason not to work in Afghanistan, yet I would disagree.

Elizabeth Palmberg 08-03-2010
As is pretty universally agreed by economists and (these days) ignored by many politicians -- who seem determined to run on a Herbert Hoover platform -- in the short term, the government must and
Simon Moyle 07-30-2010
The last month has seen six Australian soldiers killed in Afghanistan, bringing Australia's total to 17.
Elizabeth Palmberg 07-28-2010
Here's a piece of good news you may have missed when President Obama signed financial regulatory reform into law last Wednesday: In addi
Nathan Schneider 07-28-2010

It's out: An enormous trove of documents about the war in Afghanistan yesterday appeared on Wikileaks (whose servers currently seem to be overwhelmed by the traffic) together with comprehensive report

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