The Common Good

God's Politics Blog

A Controversial Approach to Healing Northern Ireland's Violent Past

It's a significant week in Northern Ireland, with the latest development in the long-running peace process.
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Beyond Gaza: An Abrahamic Peace

Beyond anguish, what can we say about the massive death and destruction in Gaza and the traumatic fear of falling rockets in Israel?
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Bringing Word and Music Together Against Poverty

I am very honoured and excited to be invited to the Mobilization to End Poverty in April.
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Immigration Reform's Post-Election Potential

Just a few months ago, Christian advocates of immigration reform believed that the political environment in the country would make it very difficult to make the legislative changes necessary to pro
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'Yes, We Did' - But What Will We Do Now?

As I layered my clothing and stepped out into the biting pre-dawn chill, and as my friends and I walked the three miles down to the Mall and stood for hours feeling our toes go numb, I found it all
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A 'Just Peace' President?

If this Gaza War teaches us anything, if the tragic history of wars in the Middle East teaches us anything, it is that when people are determined to obtain weapons and fight, war goes on and solves
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Service Careers Still Valued Less than 'Real Jobs'

In December an Australian cell phone company refused to sell a phone to a stay-at-home mom because she didn't have a real job.
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Secretary of State Clinton Promises Action Against Human Trafficking

Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, graced the front pages of many newspapers across the country last Friday.
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