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Our God Is Undocumented

Ryan J. Bell | Posted 05.22.2013 | Religion
Ryan J. Bell

The practice of hospitality, especially to strangers (the Bible's term for outsiders or people not of your tribe, clan or national group), is one of the most central teachings of the Jewish and Christian scriptures.

Governors Who Refuse Medicaid Expansion Put Politics Ahead of People

Gordon Whitman | Posted 09.23.2012 | Politics
Gordon Whitman

Those of us who are mere mortals have to take into account the consequences of our decisions. Not so for the U.S. Supreme Court.

Clergy To Wells Fargo: Time For Deep Soul Searching

Ryan J. Bell | Posted 06.26.2012 | Religion
Ryan J. Bell

It is high time that Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf address our communities and put his "hand in the wounds" of our families. It's time for him to see and feel the mental and financial toll experienced by the millions of homeowners.

For Such a Time as This...

Jonathon Stalls | Posted 05.19.2012 | Denver
Jonathon Stalls

How can Colorado support our many faith leaders in lifting and protecting the weak and vulnerable in our neighborhoods? How can we empower and position a deeply needed 'faith voice' in today's debate on injustice?

An Ash Wednesday Fast for Justice

Ryan J. Bell | Posted 04.22.2012 | Religion
Ryan J. Bell

Shout it aloud, do not hold back. Raise your voice like a trumpet. Declare to my people their rebellion and to the house of Jacob their sins (Isaiah 58:1)

Progressive California Is Ready to Go on Offense

Dolores Huerta | Posted 01.22.2012 | Politics
Dolores Huerta

Progressive leaders are trading notes, breaking down silos, building power and going on offense. In 2012, the strength of the 99% will be felt in California.

11 Ways Bank of America Practices Hurt Americans

Gordon Whitman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gordon Whitman

What WikiLeaks has is a mystery, but we already know a lot about Bank of America practices that are hurting Americans and prolonging the economic crisis. Here are the eleven biggest issues.

The Most Important Report of the Next Two Years

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

The Big Banks Bonus Bonanza report makes the case strongly for an economic play that would give the country a far bigger economic boost than anything Obama is going to be able to get out of Congress in the next two years.

Los Angeles Homeowners Take to the Streets to Protest Foreclosure Abuses

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Peter Dreier

A David vs. Goliath battle is developing this holiday season between hard-working families facing foreclosure and banking giants such as Wells Fargo and JP Morgan Chase.

Arthur Delaney

Geithner Meets With Advocates, Homeowners Bogged Down In Mortgage Program | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner met Wednesday with homeowner advocates and people who have struggled to get mortgage modifications from ...

Protest and Progress in Pasadena

Peter Dreier | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Peter Dreier

Social movements are built on small victories; stepping-stones that give people a sense of their collective power and whet their appetites for change -- a process that occurred this week in Pasadena.

Showdown on Wall Street and K Street

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Organizers believe that the recent victory on health care reform will help propel a similar movement to take on banking giants.

In Pasadena, a Vote of Confidence for Public Schools

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Peter Dreier

A promising movement in Pasadena has dispelled misinformation about public schools, thus laying the groundwork for much needed state funding and faith in both the institution as well as the community's children.

Palin Owes Some Good People An Apology

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

When you put the accomplishments of politicians alongside those of community organizers for poor families it isn't even close.