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Freedom From Want

Watch: Fighting for the Four Freedoms

Bill Moyers | Posted 06.15.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

In January 1941, FDR's State of the Union address made it clear that a fight was inevitable, a fight to preserve, protect and defend four essential freedoms: freedom from fear and want and freedom of speech and religion.

How to Fight for 'Freedom From Want' and Win: A Q&A With the Coalition of Immokalee Workers

Richard Kirsch | Posted 12.10.2013 | Business
Richard Kirsch

"Freedom from want" for us means not only earning a fair wage for the hard and essential work we do, but being treated with the respect and dignity we have earned through the vital contribution we make to our society every day.

Thanksgiving Thoughts on Freedom and America

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 01.20.2013 | Politics
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

Most of us are probably familiar with Norman Rockwell's famous Thanksgiving painting. But few realize that it traces its inspiration to an address that President Franklin Delano Roosevelt made to Congress on January 6, 1941.

Redefining Freedom in America

Tavis Smiley | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
Tavis Smiley

2012-08-28-scblog2.pngIt's high time we start to focus on the freedom from want in America. This is why the conversation about poverty can no longer be kicked down the road like a can.

Tithing: Sharing God's Abundance

BJ Gallagher | Posted 07.23.2011 | Religion
BJ Gallagher

Tithing was something I had wanted to do for a long time, but I was afraid -- afraid I would not have enough money to meet my needs, afraid of financial insecurity.