As the government shutdown dragged on, female senators broke through the impasse with a compromise plan to put Americans back to work and save the global economy.
The conservatives who engineered the government shutdown are complaining about the new lack of programs and services.
Immigrants and allies are rallying, fasting, marching, and lobbying for immigration reform legislation with a path to citizenship.
Republicans who slash essential programs for those in need are modern-day Pharaohs.
Pope Francis’ spiritual humility, intellectual curiosity, and emotional honesty can be a driving force for positive change in the Catholic Church.
Despite uncertainties, failures, and threats, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and those in the civil rights movement kept up the fight for justice and equality.
In order to make our world safer, we need to focus on factual evidence and real threats rather than target entire communities because of their ethnicity or religion.
57,000 children won’t be attending Head Start this month because of sequester cuts.
An overwhelming number of business, labor, faith, and civic groups, as well as a strong majority of the American public, a supermajority in the Senate, and a bipartisan majority in the House, all support immigration reform.
Despite opposition activists’ rhetoric, support for nondiscrimination laws and religious liberty are positively connected.
While the work of charities is key to helping the poor, government programs can be key in supporting human dignity.
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.
Institutional racism might be harder to detect than individual bigotry, but its impact is more widespread and lasting.
Shortsighted efforts by self-appointed conservative watchdogs are endangering faith-based social-justice programs.