The new U.S.
When word came down last Friday that the U.S. and Russia would sign a new strategic arms reduction treaty (START), Ana Marie Cox posted this message to her 1.5 million twitter followers:
At the urging of one of EBCLA's deacons, I began reading NY Times bestseller http://www.amazon.com/Half-Sky-Oppression-Opportunity-Worldwide
It is still very much winter in Chicago. Sure, the calendar says March, but the piles of snow on the ground look more like mid-January. Everything is brown and crusty.
Nicolas Kristof had a recent article in The New York Times titled, "Religion and Women," t
In cold, sleeplessness and utter frustration, Copenhagen's delegates witnessed a depressing conclusion of the glacial-speed negotiations on climate change.
I'm a cradle vegetarian. Didn't have even a bite of meat -- red or white, fish or fowl -- until I was maybe eleven years old, and then I lost my dietary virginity to a hot dog.
My church started a community garden this summer. Our tomatoes, beans, and greens now grace the shelves of our food bank.
I, along with the rest of the nation, have watched in horror this past week as the details of the J