The Common Good

God's Politics Blog

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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God Showing Up in Older Women

It's happened twice in as many months: God showing up in an older woman. A stranger offering me her blessing. Not offering it so much as insisting on it, now that I think about it.
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Gaza: A War Without Winners

I began a fast for peace when Israeli troops entered the Gaza Strip. Last week, I ended the fast, as fighting has stopped and most if not all the troops have left Gaza.
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