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.
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.
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.
Faith communities are playing an integral role in making communities safer through state gun-violence prevention laws in the wake of the Newtown shooting.
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.
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.