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Maryada Vallet 12-01-2009
As a community of faith and conscience in Southern Arizona, we have seen more than a decade of deadly border enforcement, free trade, and immigration policies destroying habitat and home for many.
Alex Gee 11-25-2009
Dane County, Wisconsin, is an amazing community for African-American babies to be born into. It is a horrible community in which to live if you are an adult African-American male.
Julie Clawson 11-23-2009

I've gotten used to popular TV shows going the after-school special route and highlighting some issue or another. Granted, it boosts their ratings, but it also brings attention to issues that need attention.

Ernesto Tinajero 11-23-2009
This year we were planning to see my folks for Christmas. It won't happen.
LaVonne Neff 11-17-2009
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.
Elizabeth Palmberg 11-11-2009
Here's what the news stories aren't telling you about the bill Senator Dodd brought out yesterday: it could spell life or death for http://stopgamblingonhunger.com/" href="http://stopgamb
We continue the roller coaster ride that we hope will end with universal or near universal coverage for health care in the United States.
Megan Grove 10-22-2009

Romeo Ramirez knows a thing or two about abuse. Ramirez became a spokesperson for the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) in the mid '90s after witnessing a fellow worker being beaten for taking a water break.

From my up-close-and-personal perspective as a cancer survivor, I couldn't agree more with LaVonne Neff's main point: it is the system, rather than insurance corporations, that is to blame for 18,000 unnecessary deaths a year

LaVonne Neff 10-19-2009
A friend sent me a link to a Washington Times article, "Insurer ends health pr
Anne Dunlap 10-16-2009
These remarks were presented on October 13, 2009 at a press conference in Aurora, CO urging Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) to take a public stand in favor of comprehensive immigration reform.
Soong-Chan Rah 10-15-2009
A frequently asked question these days relates to the role of the church in civic society.
Rachel Anderson 10-14-2009
After all the financial turmoil that 2009 has already brought, one would think that it would somehow be logical and practical to bring accountable reforms to the same banking institutions whose re
Sheldon Good 10-09-2009
For the past week, I've been inspired as I've watched (online) houses being erected along the National Mall. The U.S.
Julie Clawson 10-08-2009
So I've been having a few interesting conversations about my book http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0830836284?ie=UTF8&tag=sojo_blog-20&lin...
Steve Taylor 10-05-2009
Recently, I learned that my parents' home is being foreclosed on.
I have a neighbor who has a little maxim he uses to explain much of what he sees on the news or reads about in the local paper.
Matthew Soerens 10-02-2009
The Los Angeles Times reported last week that the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service

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