Jennifer Kottler 11-18-2010
You might think that those who spent their campaigns telling their constituents that they would work to appeal "Obamacare" -- just another government entitlement -- would either think that
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
Elizabeth Palmberg 07-21-2010
We're in a recession with four or five job seekers to every open job, according to the latest stats -- so
Debra Dean Murphy 06-15-2010

Last month, an encounter between Michelle Obama and a Latina child in a suburban Maryland school brought into sharp relief one of the most pressing issues surrounding U.S.

Ryan Beiler 04-19-2010

Last week, The Washington Post's On Faith site devoted their weekly Q&A to the debate over social justice which they titled, "Wallis vs.

Justin Fung 03-31-2010
On March 23, 2010, President Barack Obama signed into law the most comprehensive health reform legislation in decades.
Jim Wallis 03-02-2010
After nearly a year of our work for health-care reform, the debate seems to be reaching the end.
Jim Wallis 01-28-2010
After one tumultuous year in office, President Barack Obama used his first State of the Union address
Onleilove Alston 12-03-2009
Our country has a long history of underserving and mistreating African-Americans and other marginalized groups.
Jim Wallis 11-16-2009
The following is a memo Jim Wallis has provided to leaders throughout the nation concerning the ongoing issue of abortion within the health care reform debate and the need to find common ground
Jim Wallis 09-29-2009
With an issue like health, deeply personal, but of great public concern, the faith community has a unique and important role to play -- to define and raise the moral issues beneath the policy debat
John Gehring 08-27-2009
If you watch enough cable news you would think the fight over health-care reform has been reduced to protestors screaming about socialism, "death panels," and the evils of government.
Neeraj Mehta 08-25-2009
I'm not sure I completely understand the health-care debate. But I'm going to take a shot and put down my thoughts and would love additional education, feedback, and thoughts as well.

Scanning the headlines recently, the following caught my attention: "Walgreens giving free care to jobless and uninsured." I read the article to find the hidden catch, but to my delight, I found only a company trying to use its resources in a way that promotes the common good of society.


The 111th Congress is turning out to be a bit more exciting than the 110th, with members tackling tough issues with a vigor that was in short supply in 2008.