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Economic Injustice

Martin Luther King Worried About Economic Injustice

Harlan Green | Posted 10.29.2013 | Business
Harlan Green

Martin Luther King said the basis of disparities between the races had as much to do with income inequality as outright racism in his book, Why We Can...

President Obama Still Chasing King's Dream

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 10.28.2013 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Obama's election did show that millions of whites were more than willing to punch the ticket for an African-American for the world's most powerful political post. King would almost certainly glow with approval at that. But there are a couple of troubling caveats that mar America's great racial leap forward.

Revelation, Politics And Injustice

Craig S. Keener | Posted 06.17.2013 | Religion
Craig S. Keener

There is a God of justice, and those who unjustly indulge their comforts at the expense of others will one day have to face reality. Numerical calculations of 666 aside, perhaps Revelation still has something to teach us today.

St. Francis, Radical For Love

Charles J. Reid, Jr. | Posted 05.18.2013 | Religion
Charles J. Reid, Jr.

St. Francis, like no one before or since, captured the essence of what it meant to follow the example of Jesus Christ. Jesus commanded and St. Francis, more than any other human being, attempted to fulfill his simple yet unachievable demand.

The Prophet Amos as a Model for Addressing Issues of Economic Injustice

Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr. | Posted 09.15.2012 | Black Voices
Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr.

We must be aware and speak against the evils of the poor who reside in cramped and dangerous housing paying exorbitant rent, because they cannot accumulate enough for a down payment on a home.

March Because "Equal Enough" for Women Is Unacceptable

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics
Soraya Chemaly

Tomorrow, thousands of women and men will participate in marches and rallies for women's rights in 45 states and the District of Columbia. American women need to be recognized as full citizens. Yes, women in this country.

Occupy America: A New Great Awakening

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie | Posted 12.17.2011 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie

For Christians, supporting the Occupy America protests should be clear-cut. The protesters are lifting up principles of compassion, justice and love. These principles are central to the Christian faith.

Our National Dark Night Of The Soul

Lisa Sharon Harper | Posted 10.16.2011 | Religion
Lisa Sharon Harper

We are a nation woven together by eclectic threads of common faith in the truth that all people are created equal. Again and again, our darkest hours have come when elements within our own national body have tested this faith.

Poverty And Thanksgiving: A Call To Righteous Love

Rev. Peter Morales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Peter Morales

The growing gap between rich and poor harms us all. We can choose a better way. Let us share the bounty of the earth. There is enough for everyone at the Thanksgiving table.

Martin Luther King and War: When Truth Kills

Janet Kinosian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Kinosian

2010-04-05-MLK.jpg When Martin Luther King was gunned down on April 4, 1968 many believe those shots were a direct result of his famed Riverside Church speech "Beyond Vietnam" given exactly one year prior.

Senate Wanking Committee

Mike Bonifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Bonifer

Quit all the debating about the work and get to work, to the business of getting citizens into lifeboats. A seat on a lifeboat will lead to a profoundly productive life that will benefit all of us.