Real Family Values: Raising the Federal Minimum Wage
Issue Brief Americans have a moral imperative to raise the federal minimum wage.
Repairing Christianity’s Damaged Brand
After four decades, the Religious Right is losing its grip, and a generous, justice-minded Christianity is gaining public attention and support.
Real Family Values: Paid Family Leave
Issue Brief Paid family leave upholds the value of caregiving, fights against injustice, and helps build healthier families.
Business and Belief
Corporations don’t have religious liberty; human beings do.
Women Senators Prove Collaboration Is Better than Conflict
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.
Hating Government but Loving Its Programs
The conservatives who engineered the government shutdown are complaining about the new lack of programs and services.
Have They No Shame?
Republicans who slash essential programs for those in need are modern-day Pharaohs.
57,000 Reasons to Restore Early Learning
57,000 children won’t be attending Head Start this month because of sequester cuts.
Faith Groups Are Central to the Fight for Economic Justice in the Fast-Food Industry
The intersection of social justice and economic teachings within religion are exemplified by fast-food workers’ plight for fair treatment from their employers.
Of Strawberries and Stereotypes
While the work of charities is key to helping the poor, government programs can be key in supporting human dignity.
5 Reasons People of Faith Should Care About Student-Loan Debt
As Congress debates whether or not to double student-loan interest rates, people of faith can help make the moral case for a fair student-loan system.
Pulling up Racial Injustice by the Roots
Institutional racism might be harder to detect than individual bigotry, but its impact is more widespread and lasting.
Purity Police Miss the Point
Shortsighted efforts by self-appointed conservative watchdogs are endangering faith-based social-justice programs.
Faith and the Fast-Food Strikes: An Interview with Rev. Liz Muñoz
Jack Jenkins talks with Rev. Liz Muñoz of Chicago, Illinois, about the fast-food strikes happening across the country and what faith groups and faith leaders are doing to help.
Marriage Equality Will Not End LGBT Discrimination
As the Supreme Court decides who can say “I do,” finally passing the Employment Non-Discrimination Act is something that Congress must do.