While the work of charities is key to helping the poor, government programs can be key in supporting human dignity.
Sally Steenland interviews Rev. Otis Moss III, senior pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago and a leading progressive Christian activist and cultural critic.
After the Zimmerman verdict, it is more obvious than ever that we can no longer ignore the persistence of racial injustice in the United States.
The recent Supreme Court decisions supporting marriage equality underscores the successful alliance that has been forged between the religious community and LGBT advocates.
Sally Steenland talks with Nancy Kaufman, CEO of the National Council of Jewish Women.
Institutional racism might be harder to detect than individual bigotry, but its impact is more widespread and lasting.
Sally Steenland talks with Cherisse Scott, the founder and CEO of Sister Reach in Tennessee, about her work empowering women and girls of color.
Shortsighted efforts by self-appointed conservative watchdogs are endangering faith-based social-justice programs.
Extreme views on religious belief—or lack of it—may make for lively theatrics, but they ignore the dynamic complexities of behavior and faith.
As the Supreme Court decides who can say “I do,” finally passing the Employment Non-Discrimination Act is something that Congress must do.
Sally Steenland talks with Sister Joan Chittister, OSB, a Benedictine nun, speaker, and author.
Three months into sequestration, we take a look at how harmful the phased-in cuts have been.
In a pluralistic democracy, government should not be in the business of promoting religion.
Groups offer compassionate, nonjudgmental counseling for women and their families dealing with abortion.
While cards and flowers are fine Mother’s Day gifts, public policies that make life better for moms are the best way to honor all they do.