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Holding Government Accountable on Poverty -- in Africa

The South African elections have eclipsed all news in our region. These went fairly smoothly with isolated incidents.
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M2EP Live: Why We're Here, part II

Live from the halls of the Mobilization, here are a few more quotes about faith and justice work from some of the fantastic people who are here!
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M2EP Live: Assembling AIDS kits

Okay, I'm going to try to NOT make this a commercial for World Vision, but their international work against the spread of AIDS just ROCKS!
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M2EP Live: Final Day of the Conference (and There's Free Coffee!!)

Vincent Harding gave a powerful reflection this morning on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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M2EP LIVE: Just Back From Capitol Hill

Dateline: Our Nation's Capitol --
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M2EP Live: Frederick Haynes on God's Grammar

My favorite part of last night's powerful worship service at the Mobilization was when Rev.
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Help is on the Way

Social movements built from the streets of our country and open doors in the halls of power is the formula for deep and lasting social change.
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M2EP LIVE: Taking on the Powers (kind of)

This is the day. The day that the entrenched powers on Capitol Hill come face to face with the horde of advocates from the Mobilization Against Poverty.
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Sunday Night at the Mobilization

Last night, the Mobilization to End Poverty began with the over 1,100 faith leaders and activists gathered together from across the country.
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M2EP LIVE: Meeting Sojo Supporters

I had lunch with several long-time readers and supporters of Sojourners, people who in their own lives have been living out the gospel for decades.
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