When you try living on $77 a week for food, transportation, and entertainment—the budget of a minimum-wage worker—spending on things that many take for granted requires tough choices and carries significant consequences.
When for-profit corporations get the same privileges that have historically been given to religious groups that feed the hungry and care for the sick, religion itself is cheapened and devalued.
Sharing common goals in the fight for justice helps narrow gaps in understanding between religious and secular advocates.
In what can only be described as a modern-day miracle, the Nuns on the Bus managed to transform a Vatican sanction into prophetic witness.
Christian scholars are exploring what is appropriate religious expression in a diverse society.
By casting government as the villain, conservatives are ignoring history and denying the facts.
Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour will cut spending on federal assistance programs and strengthen families, the economy, and our nation.
The fight for liberty and justice requires persistence and envisioning a more perfect union.
The lack of paid sick days forces American workers to make the no-win choice between job and family.
Contrary to mainstream assumptions, much of the religious community supports a woman’s right to make decisions about her own reproductive health.
Despite the distractions of the coming year, it’s important to hold basic, long-lasting truths in mind in order to experience purpose and joy.
Conservatives should value the bonds of loyalty and commitment not just in marriage but also in the workplace, where bosses have obligations to their workers.
After four decades, the Religious Right is losing its grip, and a generous, justice-minded Christianity is gaining public attention and support.
Corporations don’t have religious liberty; human beings do.
Mandating prayer at local town board meetings mixes government and religion in a way that is harmful to both.