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A Wish List for the 1 Percent
Originally Posted: 05/14/2014 - 9:00am | Type: Magazine Article

Gregg Brekke The Trans-Pacific Partnership would grant new powers to multinational corporations. THE TRANS-PA ...

Is Wealth a Sin?
Originally Posted: 01/22/2014 - 5:01pm | Type: Blog

What if we need the insanely wealthy to realize a kingdom-inspired vision for our world? A recent report by OXFAM offered some sobering data about both the concentration and f ...

I Have Seen the Problem, And It Is Us
Originally Posted: 11/21/2012 - 8:15am | Type: Blog

When the storms of life hit, some call themselves “makers” and dismiss the “takers” as lazy. NEW YORK — It's a short walk from Ground Zero to the Staten Island Ferry terminal ...

Poverty Rate Remains at Record Levels
Originally Posted: 10/01/2012 - 12:53pm | Type: Blog

2011 poverty report shows rate remains at 15 percent. The U.S. Census Bureau released its 2011 poverty report this morning, reporting that 46.2 million people were living in p ...

An International “Occupy” Manifesto
Originally Posted: 05/18/2012 - 10:32am | Type: Blog

One of the things which struck me was how strong the GlobalMay Statement, is on the climate and environmental crises. Several days ago a document, the “GlobalMay Statement,” show ...

Mother's Week: Standing Up for Fairness
Originally Posted: 05/10/2012 - 9:41am | Type: Blog

My family has health insurance in part because we have been given advantages due to racial identity, family networking, and being part of the 1 percent. All of these things have worked specifically in my favor ...

Revolution or Revival: A Response to the Tea Party- Occupy Film
Originally Posted: 03/21/2012 - 9:42am | Type: Blog

"This is Our City" reveals the lives and thinking of two very ordinary people, their deep faith in Jesus, and how that faith is leading them to engage two of the most consequential grassroots movemen ...