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Prison and Profits: The Politics of AZ's SB1070 Bill Revealed

What's behind Arizona's SB1070 law besides politics? Money, of course.
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Voting in Honor and Solidarity

When my children were young, I took them with me to vote. Before we went into the polling place, I said to them, "We vote because somebody died so we could have the right to vote." Now I think the reason we vote is because somebody lived so we could have the right to vote.
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5 Books on the Nitty-Gritty of Nonviolence

In the November issue of Sojourners, Rose Marie Berger reviews seve
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Why I'm Not Tired of Reading About the Tea Party

Are you tired of reading about the Tea Party? The group represents 11 percent of our population, yet it has been on the front cover of every national newspaper for months now.
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Honor Roll: KION Central Coast News

[Editor's Note: Welcome to Sojourner's Truth and Civility Election Watch Honor Roll. This post is part of a series of submissions from our constituents that highlight organizations and individuals engaging in positive, honest discourse.]
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Seeking Mercy (and Justice) in Mississippi

In 1994, Jamie and Gladys Scott were convicted in a Mississippi state court.
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Honor Roll: The Institute for Civility in Government

[Editor's Note: Welcome to Sojourner's Truth and and Civility Election Watch Honor Roll. This post is part of a series of submissions from our constituents that highlight organizations and individuals engaging in positive, honest discourse.]
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Holding Evangelism and Social Action in Tandem

The Third Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization in Cape Town, South Africa has been very clear: There is no dichotomy betwee
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Justice for All Means Justice for Gays and Lesbians

I wonder how we find room for hatred.
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5 Books on Making Nonviolence Work in a Scary World

In the November issue of Sojourners, Rose Marie Berger reviews seve
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