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'Love Your Neighbor' Wasn't Just a Suggestion

Jim Wallis | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics
Jim Wallis

The roots of anti-American hostilities in the Middle East run deep (literally and figuratively). We can start with the fact that our oil (and its economy) lies beneath their sands. Couple that with U.S. support of repressive and backward regimes, the continual presence of foreign troops on their land and in their holy places, and the endless wars waged there, ultimately fueled by the geopolitics of energy. Injustices and violence caused by the oil economy have sparked a reaction from dangerous religious fundamentalists in the Islamic world. This week, ugly anti-Islam ads implying that Muslims are uncivilized "savages" began appearing in New York City subways, prompting many people of good faith from across the nation to speak out against the ads. Sojourners now plans to bring a message of love -- a light in the darkness -- to counter the hate.

A Yom Kippur Reflection: The Conflict Between Coexistence and the Destruction of Human Life

Russell Simmons | Posted 11.25.2012 | Black Voices
Russell Simmons

On this day of reflection and introspection, are we really OK to turn our heads and look the other way when our Muslim brothers and sisters are held up for contempt in such a public way?

Muslims Are Not Savages

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 11.25.2012 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

We need to leave off the "savage" language and the mindset that is behind it. Instead Americans need to double down on the strength of our country which is our commitment to pluralism and respect of the other.

#MySubwayAd: People Respond To Anti-Islamic Subway Ads

The Huffington Post | Jahnabi Barooah | Posted 09.24.2012 | Religion

This morning controversial pro-Israel, anti-Islamic ads went up on 10 locations in New York City subway stations. The ad, which was condemned by sever...

McDonald's Removes Ads Poking Fun At Far Rockaway

Posted 08.09.2011 | New York

Ronald McDonald can bring his big red shoes back to Far Rockaway -- it just might take him a while to get there. City Councilman James Sanders had...

Health Dept. Launches New Gross-Out Ads (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York wants to know if you're "pouring on the pounds." On Monday, the Health Department rolled out their new ad campaign targeting liquid calori...