Public Life Archives
Video: 5 New Ways to Vote Your Values
The Center for American Progress's Faith and Progressive Policy team examine five issues that will drive conscientious voters to the polls: immigration, health care, the economy, the environment, and gay and transgender equality.
5 Issues that Expand the Notion of What It Means to ‘Vote Your Values’
This year’s presidential election is proving that so-called “values voters” aren’t just focused on abortion and marriage equality.
Not in Our Name: Understanding Youth Engagement in the Middle East and Around the World
Interview with Zeenat Rahman, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's special adviser for Global Youth Issues at the U.S. Department of State.
Attacks on Muslim American Houses of Worship on the Rise
Acts of violence against Muslim Americans and their houses of worship have increased, especially in the weeks since Ramadan began this year.
2 Versions of Faith Outreach at the National Political Conventions This Summer
Jack Jenkins analyzes what it meant for Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan and Sister Simone Campbell to speak at this year’s Republican National Convention and Democratic National Convention.
The State of the Catholic Vote in 2012: It Ain’t What It Used to Be
Jack Jenkins looks at what it takes to court Catholic voters this election cycle.
10 Things You Need to Know About Religious Liberty
Sally Steenland lists the top 10 reasons why religious liberty is alive and well in the United States.
What We Talk About on Easter
Sally Steenland and Catherine Woodiwiss chide the mainstream media for ignoring stories of justice that are at the heart of Christians everywhere.
Faith Leaders Rally Around Affordable Care Act as a Step in the Right Direction
A diverse group of religious leaders gathered outside the Supreme Court on Monday to support what they see as a morally just law, write Emily Farnell and Alexandra Scheeler.
13 Religious Women to Watch in 2012
Catherine Woodiwiss and Emily Farnell list 13 religious women who are changing the world for the better.
Many Faiths, One Nation
Sam Fulwood III explains why it’s beneficial to have diversity in American faith traditions.
Love, InshAllah: The Secret Loves of American Muslim Women
Sally Steenland talks with Ayesha Mattu and Nura Maznavi about the uniqueness and universality in the search for love among American Muslim women.
10 Things You Should Know About Religion in the 2012 Elections
Catherine Woodiwiss and Sally Steenland identify 10 ways religion will influence this year’s presidential contest.
Understanding the Mormon Faith
Sally Steenland interviews award-winning scholar Joanna Brooks about the history of Mormonism and its progressive tradition.
Smarter, Better, Leaner, Greener
If Congress wants to improve its approval ratings and do positive work for our nation, it would do well to consider these 12 resolutions for 2012, writes Sally Steenland.