The Common Good

God's Politics Blog

Stop Starbucks

When Robert Greenwald, founder and president of Brave New Films -- an organization that uses new media and
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Zimbabwe's Hall of Faith

I realize that I have been guilty of overlooking "conversations of faith" with friends and family -- conversations that reflect the spirit of faith similar to that of the heroes and heroines record
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What if the Bible's Ruth Came to America Today?

Learning from Shavuot and Pentecost: Can we share our harvest? Can we share our talk and tongues? Can we relearn how to share our work and rest?
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Liberty University's New Policy

Did you read the news of Liberty University (founded by the lat
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Judge Sotomayor's Nomination

This morning I was touched and blessed by the tears of a Puerto Rican immigrant grandmother. She came to the U.S.
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The Human Rights Crisis in the Philippines

One morning earlier this year, Edelina "Eden" Jolloso-Jerus, working at her family store in San Juan-Roro, the Philippines, was shot five times by a helmeted man and killed before the eyes of her two children.
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Native American Theology(ies)

"It's a problem of being heard," says Randy Woodley, a Native American theologian. "I feel like 500 years ago, maybe God did bring the white man over.
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The Poor Can Lead the Charge

If Hernando de Soto was overestimating how much wealth the world's poor have accumulated
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Equitable Neighborhood Revitalization

A standard definition of community development often goes something like this:
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Obama's Catholic Moment

Against the backdrop of protest and spectacle that threatened to overshadow graduation at the University of Notre Dame last week, President Obama delivered a graceful commencement address that stan
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