Crissy Brooks 12-08-2009
Last year at Christmastime one of my neighbors was deported. The next day his mother showed up to volunteer as a gift wrapper at our annual community Christmas Store.
Justin Fung 11-17-2009

Last week, Janet Napolitano delivered her first speech on immigration reform in her capacity as the Secretary of Homeland Security.

Margaret Benefiel 11-03-2009
Thousands of protesters converged on Chicago last week to demand banking reform, challenging bankers gathered
Bob Greenstein 10-26-2009
Voters in Maine and Washington state are being asked to vote this November on whether they want impose a rigid formula limit on state and local revenues and services.
It has been over a week since the news story broke of the deadly beating of 16 year old Derrion Albert on Chicago's South
Justin Fung 09-25-2009
Two hundred years after slavery was declared illegal in Great Britain, and 150 years after the Emancipation Proclamation in the United States, an estimated 27 million people remain enslaved around
Rachel Anderson 09-21-2009
The economic crisis that started last fall and was remembered last week brought to light a lot of things: the vulnerability of
Tracey Bianchi 09-11-2009
Last Monday, our family, like millions of other Americans, sat in holiday weekend traffic to get back home after an extra day away.
Cathleen Falsani 09-04-2009

To work is to pray.

It's a Latin phrase that the Order of St. Benedict adopted as its motto.

St. Benedict, the founder of the order, recognized the sacred value of hard work, the notion that through the sweat of our brows and the strength of our arms and backs, we can worship the Creator.

Elizabeth Palmberg 09-04-2009
A just-released study of low-wage workers in the U.S.
Leah Garrett 08-27-2009
This week many of you heard the story of Sam.* Sam was a 21-year-old young man from a hard-working family. Over the course of several weeks in July he experienced extreme stomach pains.
Nontando Hadebe 08-18-2009
August is women's month in South Africa, with Woman's Day celebrated on August 9.
Neeraj Mehta 08-17-2009
I went to the grocery store at midnight the other night.

Is it just me or are the lights at the grocery story brighter at midnight?

Nontando Hadebe 08-12-2009
There is an African proverb from Ethiopia that says, "When spider webs unite they can tie up a lion." What a graphic illustration of power that emerges as an outcome of networking, partnership, and
Kevin Lum 08-11-2009
Jim Wallis and other faith leaders from across America kicked off "40 Days for Health Reform"
Mimi Haddad 08-10-2009
"Who is going to harm you if you are eager to do good? But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed.