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Back from the Brink
Originally Posted: 06/11/2014 - 8:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Emily Nielsen Jones When the economic floor drops for everyone, it drops even lower for women. THE PHRASE “PO ...

COMMENTARY: Power Elites Are Waging War on the Foundations of Democracy
Originally Posted: 06/03/2014 - 2:11pm | Type: Blog

The two most critical requirements for democracy are freedom of the press and an educated citizenry. The two most critical requirements for democracy are freedom of the press and ...

Pastorgraphs: "The Heart Of A Sojourner"
Originally Posted: 05/27/2014 - 10:49am | Type: Press

May 26, 2014 Sojo in the News Bill Jenkins ...

Executive Director
Originally Posted: 05/22/2014 - 2:19pm | Type: Press

May 18, 2014 Sojo in the News Financial Planning ...

Change The World Event Reaches Five-Year Milestone
Originally Posted: 05/22/2014 - 12:57pm | Type: Press

May 21, 2014 Sojo in the News Sidney Daily News ...

Why Net Neutrality Is A Social Justice Issue
Originally Posted: 05/19/2014 - 2:55pm | Type: Press

May 15, 2014 Sojo in the News Jo Ellen Kaiser ...

The Expectation Deficit
Originally Posted: 05/14/2014 - 9:00am | Type: Magazine Article

Lisa Sharon Harper The civil right of equal opportunity never ensured the human right of equal access. RECENT ...

Degrees Without Jobs
Originally Posted: 05/14/2014 - 9:00am | Type: Magazine Article

Kara Lofton Why are so many college graduates underemployed? RECENT YEARS HAVE witnessed a deluge of headline ...

Anti-Poverty Efforts Need A Biblical Answer, But It's Not Socialism, Says AEI Panel
Originally Posted: 05/01/2014 - 8:38am | Type: Press

April 30, 2014 Sojo in the News Michael Gryboski ...

Argument Over Pope Francis' 'Inequality' Tweet Misses the Point
Originally Posted: 04/30/2014 - 9:37am | Type: Blog

But this latest interchange, happening of course between Catholics in the global “North,” misses the real point. The latest dust-up about the unscripted words of Pope Francis came ...

Survey: Most Americans Say Fighting Global Poverty Is Futile
Originally Posted: 04/29/2014 - 2:06pm | Type: Blog

of 1.4 billion people who need clean water, shelter, sufficient nutrition, and basic health care ... The enormity of the problem: 17 percent Corrupt governments: 14 percent Fatalism dominates the answers: ...

Values & Capitalism On Campus: Gordon College
Originally Posted: 04/22/2014 - 3:50pm | Type: Press

April 22, 2014 Sojo in the News Values and Capitalism ...

Louisiana Legislature Should Read The Bible Before Elevating It
Originally Posted: 04/16/2014 - 1:43pm | Type: Press

April 11, 2014 Jarvis DeBerry The Times-Picayune (New Orleans) ...

Payday Lending: Time to Crack the Trap in Minnesota
Originally Posted: 04/16/2014 - 11:59am | Type: Blog

The practices of most contemporary payday lenders are similar to those condemned in the sacred texts and teachings of Judaism, Islam, and Christianity. As the Hebrew Bible declares, “If you lend money to my pe ...

May 2014 Sojourners Magazine (Downloadable PDF)
Originally Posted: 09/05/2014 - 2:43pm | Type: Product

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May 2014 Sojourners Magazine
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LETTER: How Can Congressman Justify Voting To Cut SNAP Program?
Originally Posted: 04/07/2014 - 4:16pm | Type: Press

April 2, 2014 Sojo in the News Vaughn Baker ...

Pope Francis' Glaring Omission: Why Spiritual Leaders Must Champion Workers' Rights
Originally Posted: 04/07/2014 - 2:44pm | Type: Press

March 27, 2014 Sojo in the News Jay Monaco ...

WATCH: Fox News' 'Preferential Option for the Rich'
Originally Posted: 04/07/2014 - 12:33pm | Type: Press

March 21, 2014 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

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 ...

'Don't Be Left Behind Now'
Originally Posted: 04/09/2014 - 8:23am | Type: Magazine Article

Sara J. Wolcott I got on a bus to help someone else's justice movement—and discovered it was my own. O ...

A More Just Minimum Wage
Originally Posted: 03/27/2014 - 12:48pm | Type: Blog

Our faith teaches us that when prosperity is not shared by all, we all become poor; that when laborers are treated by the powerful as an expendable resource, instead of as co-equal humans with dignity, we have ...

Catholic Throwback Thursday: Remembering The Other "Bishop Of The Slums"
Originally Posted: 03/26/2014 - 3:29pm | Type: Press

March 20, 2014 Sojo in the News The Catholic Review ...

Taking Food From The Poor Is Not Right
Originally Posted: 03/26/2014 - 2:57pm | Type: Press

March 26, 2014 Sojo in the News Vaughn Baker ...

The Need to Be Relevant
Originally Posted: 03/24/2014 - 2:50pm | Type: Blog

The goal of the Christian leader should always be to look for what the Spirit is already doing in a given place or situation. It is a challenge because you have to suppress your “relevant” self and become vuln ...

Fox News' 'Preferential Option for the Rich'
Originally Posted: 03/24/2014 - 9:09am | Type: Blog

Fox News has dishonored the poor with their preferential option for the rich. I don’t typically watch much television. But when I can, I watch The Daily Show . Jon Stewart brin ...

An Open Letter to Publix
Originally Posted: 03/12/2014 - 9:58am | Type: Blog

A few days ago, a group of farmworkers from Immokalee, Fla., set out on the 10-city "Now is the Time" tour to inform people about the Fair Food Campaign. Dear Publix Lea ...

April 2014 Sojourners Magazine (Downloadable PDF)
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Speaker Highlights National Budget As A Source Of Race-Based Poverty
Originally Posted: 03/06/2014 - 9:35am | Type: Press

March 5, 2014 Sojo in the News Kayla Dwyer ...

The Genius Of Food Stamps
Originally Posted: 03/05/2014 - 4:31pm | Type: Press

January 24, 2014 Sojo in the News Walter Ayres ...

Congress Needs To Worry Less About The Pentagon
Originally Posted: 03/05/2014 - 2:58pm | Type: Press

January 27, 2014 Sojo in the News Mary Anne Michelet ...

Davos 2014: World Economic Forum - Day Four As It Happened
Originally Posted: 03/05/2014 - 2:46pm | Type: Press

Jim Wallis at closing ceremony of #WEF14: "Skills are not the most important attribute. Sacrifice ... of #WEF14: "Skills are not the most important attribute. Sacrifice is. Nelson Mandela taught us ... of #WEF14: "Skills are not the most important attribute. Sacrifice is. Nelson Mandela taught us ...

A Leap Of Faith: Confessions From Davos
Originally Posted: 03/05/2014 - 2:39pm | Type: Press

January 28, 2014 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

SOTU Reactions From Religious Groups
Originally Posted: 03/05/2014 - 2:36pm | Type: Press

January 29, 2014 Sojo in the News Tobin Grant ...

Archbishop's Pricey Retirement Home Spurs Giving Backlash
Originally Posted: 03/04/2014 - 12:01pm | Type: Blog

will contain a 14-foot by 7-foot exercise pool and an adjoining whirlpool tub, identified on blueprints ...

On God's Side
Originally Posted: 03/03/2014 - 2:29pm | Type: Press

February 3, 2014 Sojo in the News Lee Farnsworth ...

Let's Not Laugh (Too Much) At #SochiProblems: Just Say 'No' To Poverty Porn
Originally Posted: 03/03/2014 - 1:55pm | Type: Press

February 10, 2014 Sojo in the News Rachel Marie Stone ...

In Defense Of Sochi 'Whining'
Originally Posted: 02/28/2014 - 3:45pm | Type: Press

February 13, 2014 Sojo in the News Erin Alberty ...

4th Annual Justice Conference Featuring Jars Of Clay
Originally Posted: 02/28/2014 - 2:32pm | Type: Press

February 14, 2014 Sojo in the News Kim Jones Music Times ...

A Valentine's Day Story: $2.13 an Hour
Originally Posted: 02/24/2014 - 10:33am | Type: Blog

There is a group of waged workers that is often overlooked in this debate: tipped workers. They are subject to the “tipped minimum wage” — $2.13 an hour. In fact, it has been 22 years since Congress raised the ...

Asked to Embrace Capitalism, the Dalai Lama Demurs
Originally Posted: 02/21/2014 - 4:28pm | Type: Blog

Buddhists to be the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso was born in a poor Tibetan village and has lived most ...

Dumpster Diving As An Act Of Faith
Originally Posted: 02/20/2014 - 2:32pm | Type: Press

February 20, 2014 Sojo in the News Sarah Pulliam Bailey ...

Saturday In Davos: Setting The Global Agenda
Originally Posted: 02/19/2014 - 4:40pm | Type: Press

January 25, 2014 Sojo in the News Ivana Kottasova ...

Social Justice Pick-Up Lines
Originally Posted: 02/19/2014 - 1:33pm | Type: Blog

Progressive values, you are currently the it-girl for advertisement pickup artists. Enjoy it? I didn’t expect to get hit on during Super Bowl XLVIII. I mean, I was expecting t ...

Why You Should Care About the Person Who Made Your Cell Phone (e-book Shorts)
Originally Posted: 03/05/2014 - 6:17pm | Type: Product

Jim Wallis The headlines are almost unfathomable ...

Finding Hope in 'The Locust Effect'
Originally Posted: 02/17/2014 - 9:02am | Type: Blog

Even in the midst of our generous financial donations, volunteer hours, mission trips, and letter writing, we’ve failed to see what should have been glaringly obvious: the global poor lack the most basic ingre ...

MAP: Does Your State Pay a Fair Wage?
Originally Posted: 03/10/2014 - 2:03pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors As the federal minimum wage stagnates at $7.25 an hour, many states have taken the lead to raise wages on their own. Where do ...

COMMENTARY: An Executive Order with Moral Authority
Originally Posted: 02/12/2014 - 5:21pm | Type: Blog

Many of us believe skyrocketing income inequality is the most important economic, political, and moral issue confronting our nation. Everyone from members of Congress to Pope Francis has called for action — an ...

For the World's Poor, Violence Is an Everyday Threat
Originally Posted: 02/10/2014 - 3:25pm | Type: Blog

According to the United Nations, there are 4 billion people in our world who live outside the protection of law. That’s more than half the world’s population, and most of the world’s poor. ...