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The Morning News: Tuesday Nov. 8, 2011
Originally Posted: 11/08/2011 - 3:14pm | Type: Blog

A morning round up of news related to the Sojourners' commitments to social justice. NATIONAL CATHOLIC REPORTER: Conference: Human Trafficking, Sex Slavery Thriving In U.S., Abroad. ...

The Afternoon News
Originally Posted: 11/08/2011 - 5:34am | Type: Blog

THE GUARDIAN (UK): US Foreign Aid And The 2012 Budget: Where Will The Axe Fall? THE GUARDIAN (UK): US Foreign Aid And The 2012 Budget: Where Will The Axe Fall? American for ...

The Morning News
Originally Posted: 11/08/2011 - 5:26am | Type: Blog

CNN: Protesters Encircle White House Grounds, Demanding Halt To Huge Pipeline Project. CNN: Protesters Encircle White House Grounds, Demanding Halt To Huge Pipeline Project ...

The Morning Sojo: November 7, 2011
Originally Posted: 11/07/2011 - 10:31am | Type: Blog

A round-up of recent Op-Ed columns from the mainstream media. A round-up of recent Op-Ed columns from the mainstream media. Susan Straight , an author whose nove ...

News: Afternoon Quick Links
Originally Posted: 11/06/2011 - 4:29pm | Type: Blog

THE HUFFINGTON POST: Why Christians Need a Secular World THE HUFFINGTON POST: Why Christians Need a Secular World In a recent op-ed in the New York Times titled "The ...

News: Morning Quick Links
Originally Posted: 11/06/2011 - 4:29pm | Type: Blog

NATIONAL CATHOLIC REPORTER: Occupy Wall Street, False Idols And A Moral Economy NATIONAL CATHOLIC REPORTER: Occupy Wall Street, False Idols And A Moral Economy Even as so ...

News: Quick Links
Originally Posted: 11/03/2011 - 10:58am | Type: Blog

Romney's Mormonism To Be A Bigger Issue In The General Election, Say Evangelicals (includes comments from Jim Wallis) Romney's Mormonism To Be A Bigger Issue In The Ge ...

Is the American Dream God's Dream?
Originally Posted: 11/04/2011 - 5:21pm | Type: Blog

In our current economic system, the “happiness” of the super-elite is secured while the lives, liberty, and access to basic needs of the rest suffer. This isn’t the American Dream and it isn’t God’s dream eith ...

News: Morning Quick Links
Originally Posted: 11/02/2011 - 9:19am | Type: Blog

DAILY KOS: Social Justice Index: USA Number 27 Of 31 OECD Members Social justice index: USA No. 27 of 31. Democrats in Congress attempt to eat on $4.50 a day to protest potential ...

News: Afternoon Quick Links
Originally Posted: 11/01/2011 - 9:58am | Type: Blog

SALON: A New Declaration Of Independence SALON: A New Declaration Of Independence Here's where we are in the course of human events right now: 14 million Americans ...

Earth-Friendly Halloween Recipes
Originally Posted: 11/01/2011 - 9:58am | Type: Blog

My personal favorite, from 101CookBooks.com, Thai-spiced Pumpkin Soup: My personal favorite, from 101CookBooks.com, Thai-spiced Pumpkin Soup : I've made this ...

News: Monday Morning Quick Links (Updated)
Originally Posted: 11/01/2011 - 9:58am | Type: Blog

BIG GOVERNMENT: Jesus Would NOT #OccupyWallStreet BIG GOVERNMENT: Jesus Would NOT #OccupyWallStreet Some on the Left suggest that if were Jesus alive today he ...

Sunday SoJo: OpEds You Might Have Missed
Originally Posted: 10/30/2011 - 12:24pm | Type: Blog

A selection of this week's op-eds, on Iraq, the Occupy Wall Street movement, and a potpourri of other topics... A selection of this week's op-eds, on Iraq, the Occupy ...

Top 10 Stories of October 29, 2011
Originally Posted: 10/30/2011 - 12:24pm | Type: Blog

Quote of the day. "Unbelievable, amazing, incredible." Tony La Russa, St.Louis Cardinal's manager, after his team won the 2011 World Series in game 7. (Los Angeles Times) ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Halloween Edition
Originally Posted: 10/30/2011 - 12:24pm | Type: Blog

Halloween Light Show Set to the tune of LMFAO's "Party Rock Anthem," this incredible video shows what is possible with a little engineering and large budget. Mythbusters: Halloween edition ...

News: Quick Links
Originally Posted: 10/30/2011 - 12:24pm | Type: Blog

THE NATION: Where Are The Women At Occupy Wall Street? Everywhere-And They're Not Going Away THE NATION : Where Are The Women At Occupy Wall Street? Everywhere-And They& ...

NEWS: Quick Links 2
Originally Posted: 10/28/2011 - 9:02am | Type: Blog

MEDIA MATTERS: REPORT: In Immigration Coverage, Fox Shuns Pro-Immigrant Voices MEDIA MATTERS: REPORT: In Immigration Coverage, Fox Shuns Pro-Immigrant Voices A year ago, N ...

Congressman Paul Ryan vs King Solomon
Originally Posted: 10/28/2011 - 9:23am | Type: Blog

Too many people in our culture have bought the lie that human fulfillment is equivalent to market consumption. Again I saw that under the sun the race is not to the sw ...

News: Quick Links
Originally Posted: 10/28/2011 - 9:02am | Type: Blog

NPR/AP: Economy Grew 2.5 Pct. In Q3 As Consumers Rebound NPR/AP: Economy Grew 2.5 Pct. In Q3 As Consumers Rebound WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy grew modestly over th ...

News: Quick Links 3
Originally Posted: 10/27/2011 - 9:24am | Type: Blog

The Class War Has Begun The Class War Has Begun During the death throes of Herbert Hoover's presidency in June 1932, desperate bands of men traveled to Washington and s ...

Fearless Activists
Originally Posted: 10/30/2011 - 8:06pm | Type: Blog

This post originally appeared on Christians for Comprehensive Immigration Reform. This post originally appeared on Christians for Comprehensive Immigration Reform . &q ...

News: Quick Links 2
Originally Posted: 10/27/2011 - 9:24am | Type: Blog

American Exceptionalism Will Dominate The 21st Century American Exceptionalism Will Dominate The 21st Century American Exceptionalism has routinely been underestimated by Am ...

News: Quick Links
Originally Posted: 10/27/2011 - 9:24am | Type: Blog

We Are All Occupiers Now: The Mainstreaming of OWS We Are All Occupiers Now: The Mainstreaming of OWS What a difference a few short weeks can make. The early word on Occupy ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness
Originally Posted: 10/27/2011 - 9:24am | Type: Blog

Humor and Art at Occupy Events Humor and Art at Occupy Events The twitter tag @Occupyme has Occupy Wall Street supporters sharing pick up lines for protestors. " ...

News: Quick Links 2
Originally Posted: 10/27/2011 - 9:24am | Type: Blog

Protest Against Keystone XL Pipeline Planned For November 6 Protest Against Keystone XL Pipeline Planned For November 6 Tar Sands Action, an environmental group fighting aga ...

Are America's Hawks Having Empty Nest Syndrome?
Originally Posted: 10/27/2011 - 9:24am | Type: Blog

Last week President Obama announced that by the end of this year the war in Iraq would finally end. Last week President Obama announced that by the end of this year the war in Ira ...

News: Quick Links
Originally Posted: 10/27/2011 - 9:24am | Type: Blog

Science, God, and Presidential Politics Science, God, and Presidential Politics Science and God are again front and center in presidential politics. GOP presidential candida ...

News: Quick Links 2
Originally Posted: 10/25/2011 - 9:18am | Type: Blog

Why Homelessness Is Becoming An Occupy Wall Street Issue Why Homelessness Is Becoming An Occupy Wall Street Issue As anyone knows who has ever had to set up a military encam ...

News: Quick Links
Originally Posted: 10/25/2011 - 9:18am | Type: Blog

Vatican Meets OWS: 'The Economy Needs Ethics' Vatican Meets OWS: 'The Economy Needs Ethics' The Vatican today elaborated on Pope Benedict XVI's ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness
Originally Posted: 10/25/2011 - 9:18am | Type: Blog

Wild Turkey Chases ABC News Producer. 'Nuff said. Occupy Writers Wild Turkey Chases ABC News Producer. 'Nuff said. Occupy Writers See an exha ...

News: Quick Links Round-up and Redux
Originally Posted: 10/25/2011 - 9:18am | Type: Blog

THE WASHINGTON POST/RELIGION NEWS SERVICE: D.C. Pastor To Lead Democrats' Faith Outreach THE WASHINGTON POST/RELIGION NEWS SERVICE: D.C. Pastor To Lead Democrats' Fait ...

News: Quick Links 2
Originally Posted: 10/25/2011 - 9:18am | Type: Blog

The Side Effects Of Fast-Tracking Deportations The Side Effects Of Fast-Tracking Deportations Yesterday, the Department of Homeland Security released its deportation statist ...

News: Quick Videos
Originally Posted: 10/25/2011 - 9:18am | Type: Blog

CNN: Hilary Clinton Reacts To Gadhafi News CNN: GOP Debate CNN: Hilary Clinton Reacts To Gadhafi News CNN: GOP Debate (Barack Obama, CNN, gener ...

News: Quick Links
Originally Posted: 10/25/2011 - 9:18am | Type: Blog

Moammar Gadhafi Reported Killed Moammar Gadhafi Reported Killed Former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi died of wounds suffered on Thursday as fighters battling to complete an ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness
Originally Posted: 10/25/2011 - 9:18am | Type: Blog

Occupy Wall Street Occupy Wall Street While it may be no surprise that Alec Baldwin spent a few hours at Occupy Wall Street, see who made The New Yorker's list of t ...

News: Quick Links
Originally Posted: 10/25/2011 - 9:18am | Type: Blog

Occupy America: A new great awakening Occupy America: A new great awakening Starting with Occupy Wall Street, protests have spread across the United States wit ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 5:30pm | Type: Blog

Imagine eating pizza everyday! Imagine eating pizza everyday! Herman Cain, GOP candidate and former CEO of Godfather's pizza , was taped singing of his love for pizz ...

News: Quick Links 2
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 5:30pm | Type: Blog

Occupy Wall Street's struggle for nonviolence. Occupy Wall Street's struggle for nonviolence. On Saturday, the Washington Post splashed a photo on its front pa ...

News: Quick Links
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 5:30pm | Type: Blog

Occupy Wall Street reaches one month Read more about the historic first month HERE. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial dedication: Quotes to remember Occupy Wall Street reaches ...

Quick Clips: #OccupyWallStreet Today
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 5:30pm | Type: Blog

Bloomberg Tells Occupy Wall Street Protestors to Clear Park by Friday Bloomberg Tells Occupy Wall Street Protestors to Clear Park by Friday Wall Street may not be occupi ...

Report from the Global Christian Forum in Indonesia: Day Five, Heading Home
Originally Posted: 05/23/2013 - 4:26pm | Type: Blog

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the fifth and final installment in a week-long series of reports from the Global Christian Forum in Manado, Indonesia filed by Wes Granberg-Michaelson, the former General Sec ...

News: Quick Links
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 5:30pm | Type: Blog

Fox News takes a poll on #OccupyWallStreet. ... Bet they weren't expecting this: Will Occupy Wall Street's spark reshape our politics? Fox News takes a poll on #Occu ...

News: Quick Links 2
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 5:30pm | Type: Blog

Was Christopher Columbus On A Religious Crusade? Was Christopher Columbus On A Religious Crusade? Two recent books argue that explorers Christopher Columbus and Vasco da ...

News: Quick Links
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 5:30pm | Type: Blog

Tavis Smiley and Cornel West Examine Poverty in America Tavis Smiley and Cornel West Examine Poverty in America Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornel West have put together ...

"The Arch" at 80: Saints Dance Among Us
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 5:30pm | Type: Blog

There is a magnificent, modern church mural at St. Gregory of Nyssa's Episcopal Church in San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood that il ...

Lisa Sharon Harper answers, "What is an Evangelical?"
Originally Posted: 11/04/2011 - 10:30pm | Type: Blog

From the Catalyst Conference for evangelical Christian leaders in Atlanta, Sojourners' Director of Mobilizing, Lisa Sharon Harper, gives her answer to, "What is an Evangelical?" ...

Farewell to Fred Shuttlesworth, Civil Rights Hero
Originally Posted: 10/06/2011 - 11:00am | Type: Blog

The Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, a pioneer and giant of the civil rights movement, died Wednesday at 89. The Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, a pioneer and giant of the civil rights m ...

An Oldie but a Goodie
Originally Posted: 10/06/2011 - 6:17am | Type: Blog

This poster originally appeared in the inaugural issue of The Post-American magazine in the fall of 1971. The Post-American was the original name of Sojourners Magazine. ...

#OccupyWallStreet: A Digital Hootenanny
Originally Posted: 10/06/2011 - 7:53am | Type: Blog

In the squares of the city, In the shadow of a steeple; By the relief office, I'd seen my people. As they stood there hungry, I stood there asking, Is this land made for you and me? ...

The Revolution Will Be Live-Streamed
Originally Posted: 10/06/2011 - 7:54am | Type: Blog

Watch live video from #OccupyWallStreet in New York City. Watch live streaming video from globalrevolution at livestream.com Watch live video from #OccupyWallStreet in New York ...