At the bottom of the globalization debate is a fundamental error by the policy, political, and punditry community: the assumption that people are first and last consumers, not workers. But when trade effects prices, it also effects jobs and wages.
Many of us are now embarrassed to say that our religious or moral or political views should and do affect our investment selections. We know the gatekeepers don't want to hear it; and they know that many of their institutional clients definitely don't want to hear it.
Today a group in the U.S. that labels itself "occupiers" has taken up temporary residence on Wall Street and other cities across the country. In our opinion, these so-called occupiers also deserve the appellation "liberators".
Being a registered Independent is a practical, tangible way to declare our independence from poisonous partisanship; it can also be an opportunity to consciously reaffirm our allegiance to Christ in all things.
In my experience, interfaith work doesn't require that people check their convictions at the door, and if the only thing keeping atheists from participating is a semantic disagreement with the word "faith," I think that is a missed opportunity.
The vote blocking New York Marriage Equality was among the most disappointing legislative upsets in 2009, was also paired alongside activists' implementation of some of the most innovating technology on the market.