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Bob Greenstein 04-07-2009

I've been asked for a few words about how the recession may affect poverty in the United States, and also about policy issues related to poverty that have emerged from the economic recovery legislation and from the budget debate on Capitol Hill.

Ray Offenheiser 04-07-2009
The realities of global poverty are very stark.
Sharon Watkins 04-07-2009

Some might say that this is the worst possible time to have a Mobilization to End Poverty. An elder of a church I served once told me, "You can tell a lot about a person by looking at their checkbook register

Patricia Wudel 03-20-2009

There's been quite a lot in the news recently about AIG and its concerns about retaining "talented staff" if bonuses go unpaid. I too work with exceptionally talented men and women.

Barbara Born 03-15-2009
Bible readings from the Revised Common Lectionary: Exodus 20:1-17, Psalm 19, 1 Corinthians 1:18-25, John 2: 13-22
Mary Nelson 03-03-2009
Several years ago over 100 of us were arrested for blocking a Capital building entrance and protesting tax cuts for the 5 percent wealthiest people and program cuts from WIC, food stamps, college a
Mimi Haddad 02-16-2009
Look at these astonishing verses from Romans 16.
Onleilove Alston 02-16-2009
In the fall of 2007, not long after I started to work with New York Faith & Justice, I learned of an in-depth Bible study on http://www.bib
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.
Julie Clawson 01-28-2009
In December an Australian cell phone company refused to sell a phone to a stay-at-home mom because she didn't have a real job.
Jim Wallis 01-07-2009
In 2003, Call to Renewal was deeply engaged in working to have a refundable child tax credit included in that year's tax cu
Jim Wallis 12-15-2008
It was just a couple of months ago that the country was embroiled in a debate about bailing out Wall Street.
Elizabeth Palmberg 12-11-2008

So here's the cold, hard, unvarnished economic truth about financial deregulation, and the big gaps between rich and  poor it fosters: They're really, really lousy for the economy, as Robert S. McElvaine points out in "It's the Equality, Stupid" in this month's Sojourners magazine.

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