During this time of financial crisis and economic disparity, we affirm the God-given dignity of every person. We believe God loves all 100 percent of us and wants to use us to create a more just society.
While many supporters of the Occupy demonstrators are agitated over public officials' growing demands that the Occupy settlers move off the occupied grounds, how might the Occupy movement move forward?
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted on 10 December 1948. Today, on the streets of our cities, people are demanding that governments and international institutions make good on this promise
OK, you say the Democrats suck. Can't argue with that. Do they suck as much as the Republicans? We could argue about that, about which party is worse, but really, why bother? They are both owned, bought and paid for.
President Obama's "Renewed Nationalism" speech sets important themes for his 2012 campaign. The irony is that those who praised Obama's speech among the base of the Democratic Party missed how Clintonian it was.
Much of the media coverage has talked about the income inequalities, but those who stormed congressional offices and powerful K Street offices had a more specific message: the inequalities that matter are in power and opportunity.
This week Take Back the Capitol brought unemployed people and others to Washington to confront their members of Congress and the lobbyists on "K Street" that they work for, to demand a change. Today they marched on K Street, the center of lobbying activity.
In South Gate, CA, twenty minutes south of Los Angeles, dozens of supporters rallied around the home of Ana Casas Wilson, with several pledging to camp out in her front yard while she defies eviction, and face arrest if necessary.
Progressives had some fun last week with Frank Luntz, who told the Republican Governors' Association that he was scared to death of the Occupy movement and recommended language to combat what the movement had achieved. Be wary though. It's a trap.
OWS is about financial malfeasance and income inequity, to be sure, but it is also about the lack of equity in the marketplace of ideas. It is about taking back our voices from the media-cracy that has silenced and marginalized the 99 percent.