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In the Richest Country in the World, 1 in 4 Struggle to Afford Food
Originally Posted: 05/29/2013 - 11:52am | Type: Blog

The United States is the richest country in the world, but only three-quarters of Americans have enough to eat. The United States is the richest country in the world, but only thr ...

John Nichols: Sequester pain cuts deeper than flight delays
Originally Posted: 05/06/2013 - 3:53pm | Type: Press

May 2, 2013 Sojo in the News John Nichols ...

Congress Lets Sequester Defund Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention Programs
Originally Posted: 05/06/2013 - 2:36pm | Type: Blog

Due to sequestration, programs that fight domestic violence and sexual assault will lose 20 million dollars in funding this year. Due to sequestration, programs that fight domest ...

Lost and Found in Translation
Originally Posted: 04/10/2013 - 8:17am | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. Who said it was a good idea to mimic the human brain? MICROSOFT WORD is one of those computer p ...

Sequester Cuts Hit Communities
Originally Posted: 04/03/2013 - 3:01pm | Type: Blog

The effects of funding cuts in 100 communities. The effects of the federal funding sequester are beginning to hit, and it’s not a pretty picture. Amanda Terkel and Sam Stein at ...

Balancing our Budget through Humility, Shared Sacrifice, and Hope
Originally Posted: 03/28/2013 - 12:49pm | Type: Blog

In the midst of an exasperating and polarized political debate around the U.S. budget, our national and political leaders can learn valuable lessons from Holy Week. This week   ...

To Whom Do They Answer?
Originally Posted: 03/26/2013 - 9:39am | Type: Blog

Congress will close its doors and lawmakers will head home to be with their constituents for the Easter recess. If inside reports are to be trusted, they will leave Washington "armed with excuses" th ...

Budget Cuts and the Poor
Originally Posted: 03/19/2013 - 1:48pm | Type: Press

March 18, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

The Sequester: Pocket Change?
Originally Posted: 03/05/2013 - 4:04pm | Type: Blog

This is not responsible governing. This is not even responsible debate. This is a case of policymakers telling blatant falsehoods to disguise the fact that they did nothing to protect programs like WIC and Mea ...

Pastors: It's Time to Speak Out for the Common Good
Originally Posted: 03/01/2013 - 2:00pm | Type: Press

March 1, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Pastors: It's Time to Speak Out for the Common Good
Originally Posted: 03/12/2013 - 2:20pm | Type: Blog

Politics at its best serves the common good — far above any one interest or political party. And right now in Washington, we see that playing out as we continue to reach accord on immigration reform. But when ...

Evangelical Leaders Urge Lawmakers To Protect 'Hungry and Poor' from Spending Cuts
Originally Posted: 02/27/2013 - 10:50am | Type: Press

February 26, 2013 Sojo in the News Melissa Steffan ...

On Scripture: How to Survive the Sequester, Syria, and Other Threatening Headlines
Originally Posted: 02/27/2013 - 7:54am | Type: Blog

Current events, like much about our lives, frequently leave us hopeless, fearful, and uncertain. Religious faith isn’t a matter of wishing away these experiences; it involves perceiving God in the midst of our ...

15 Things You Need to Know About the Sequester
Originally Posted: 02/27/2013 - 10:31am | Type: Blog

A guide through the sequester maze. If you haven’t been paying close attention, or are still confused by the “sequester” heading for us like a runway train, veteran Capitol Hill ...

Letter: Shield poor from sequestration
Originally Posted: 02/26/2013 - 1:34pm | Type: Press

February 25, 2013 Sojo in the News Bob Allen ...

Sequester Roundup - HuffPost Live
Originally Posted: 02/26/2013 - 1:25pm | Type: Press

February 26, 2013 Sojo in the News The Huffington Post ...

Coalition of Christians pushes Congress to protect poor from forced spending cuts
Originally Posted: 02/26/2013 - 1:20pm | Type: Press

February 25, 2013 Sojo in the News Dan Merica ...

Changing Poverty Into Opportunity: A Moral Cause To Bring Us Together
Originally Posted: 02/25/2013 - 4:39pm | Type: Press

February 21, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Our Pastoral Letter on the Budget — And My Hope for the Common Good
Originally Posted: 03/12/2013 - 2:34pm | Type: Blog

The sequester battle is a good but tragic example of how the idea of the common good is failing in American politics. The sequester battle is a good but tragic example of how the ...

Changing Poverty Into Opportunity: A Moral Cause To Bring Us Together
Originally Posted: 03/12/2013 - 2:35pm | Type: Blog

Fighting poverty must not be a partisan issue. When we look at both the causes and the solutions, this battle should bring both liberals and conservatives together. Overcoming poverty, by creating opportunity, ...