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The controversy over the injustice done to Shirley Sherrod, the African-American woman whose comments on race were taken out of context, misreported, an
Sheldon Good 7-21-2010
BP is spewing sludge into the world again, this time via the Internet, not the Gulf.
Elizabeth Palmberg 7-21-2010
We're in a recession with four or five job seekers to every open job, according to the latest stats -- so
Rose Marie Berger 7-19-2010

Conservationist John L. Wathen a.k.a.

Duane Shank 7-19-2010
The Washington Post today blanketed the front page with this lede:

Nathan Schneider 7-12-2010

Mark Twain's antiwar leanings are already common knowledge (or should be), perhaps best of all through his haunting short story "The War Prayer." But now, as his complete autobiography is being published fo

Kurt Willems 7-02-2010
I want to start out this post with two huge disclaimers: What I am about to write may sound radical or irrational to some.
Troy Jackson 6-21-2010
Last Monday evening, a massive storm front hit southwestern Ohio.
Becky Garrison 5-26-2010

In Climate of Change, director Brian Hill tells the story of how ordinary people from around the world are taking action steps to save the environment.

Julie Clawson 5-18-2010
Last week at her blog, Rachel Held Evans proposed the question "What is the Gospel?" She received some interesting responses, dem
Jarrod McKenna 5-07-2010

"My father was born by a river bed and left to die. My mother grew up in extreme poverty. They made it. I am their story, they inspire me!" These are the words of my new friend Rudo, an amazing young woman from Zimbabwe who has come through so much and has now been chosen to be one of a thousand ambassadors of the Make Poverty History Road Trip who next week are acting to make history.

Lisa Sharon Harper 4-29-2010

Certain moments in our nation's history have consistently opened the door for the least civil voices to enact evil through civil policy: think the institution of race-based U.S. slavery, the Indian removals, Jim Crow laws, legalized segregation, the federal protection of lynching mobs, and, don't forget, the Japanese internment camps, among others.

The end of Passover is said to mark the anniversary of the moment when Pharaoh's imperial horse-chariot army met disaster in the Red Sea.
Ernesto Tinajero 3-30-2010
The other has been a philosophical idea with a rich history.
Robert Ellsberg 3-29-2010

It was surprising to see Dorothy Day, founder of the Catholic Worker movement, described on the Glenn Beck show as a Marxist.

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