What’s Race Got to Do With It?
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.
Partners for LGBT Equality
The recent Supreme Court decisions supporting marriage equality underscores the successful alliance that has been forged between the religious community and LGBT advocates.
Building on History: An Interview on Social Justice and Religious Liberty with Nancy Kaufman
Sally Steenland talks with Nancy Kaufman, CEO of the National Council of Jewish Women.
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.
6 Ways Faith Communities Have Helped Prevent Gun Violence Since Newtown
Faith communities are playing an integral role in making communities safer through state gun-violence prevention laws in the wake of the Newtown shooting.
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.
God Versus Godless—a False Choice
Extreme views on religious belief—or lack of it—may make for lively theatrics, but they ignore the dynamic complexities of behavior and faith.
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.
Mobilizing at the Margins: An Interview on Women, Leadership, and Faith
Sally Steenland talks with Sister Joan Chittister, OSB, a Benedictine nun, speaker, and author.
Sequestration Hurts All of Us, Not Just Our Most Vulnerable
Three months into sequestration, we take a look at how harmful the phased-in cuts have been.
People of Faith Should Oppose Official Prayer at Public-School Graduation Ceremonies
In a pluralistic democracy, government should not be in the business of promoting religion.
A Godsend to Reproductive Health Clinics
Groups offer compassionate, nonjudgmental counseling for women and their families dealing with abortion.
Nothing Says Love Like Great Public Policy
While cards and flowers are fine Mother’s Day gifts, public policies that make life better for moms are the best way to honor all they do.