The Common Good

Jim Wallis Articles

Though the fast ended on Easter, it helped to spark a broad and united movement for a moral budget.

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Ben & Jerry's co-founder Ben Cohen talks with Jim Wallis about ice cream, Oreos -- and how the bloated military budget is destroying our economy and making us all less secure. 

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The leadership of both our countries has preferred stability to democracy for a long time.

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It's time to end the war in Afghanistan.

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Time and again, we heard from President Obama on the campaign trail that Washington was broken and he was running for president to fix it.

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In politics there is always a spiritual choice to be made -- a choice between hope and fear.

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This fall we saw a disturbing rise in religious intolerance in the U.S.

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Can libertarianism be reconciled with Christian faith?

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President Obama announced at the end of August that "the American combat mission in Iraq has ended." Watching the speech and listening to the commentary, I was gripped by a deep sadness.

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Soldiers are dying for a failed, arrogant, theologically unjust, and immoral war policy.

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An ethic of endless economic growth, powered by fossil fuels, is ultimately unsustainable.

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This law would force us to disobey Jesus and his gospel. We will not comply.

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We need to behave differently, for the sake of our spiritual integrity and the health of our democracy.

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Jesus said to love our enemies, so no matter what Glenn Beck does we will not attack him personally.

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Dr. Elizabeth Warren -- head of Congress's TARP watchdog and veteran Sunday school teacher -- talks with Sojourners about facing down the Goliaths of Wall Street.

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It’s the largest federal budget in history. President Obama’s 2011 budget totals $3.8 trillion and contains a deficit of $1.3 trillion.

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The banks must be sent a message: We find their behavior unacceptable.

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What have we learned from the financial crisis?

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I have written a new book—one I didn’t plan to write, but which emerged as we responded to the economic crisis that has gripped the nation and the world.

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How Morgan Spurlock changes the way we think.

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