Renewing the American Democratic Faith

Renewing the American Democratic Faith

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. – That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted...
Voter Suppression in 2020

Voter Suppression in 2020

As we approach the 100-day mark until the presidential election, there is a lot of talk about voter suppression. For those who are unsure what voter suppression means, here is a working definition: It’s what a political party does when it doubts it can win an election...
We Have Something to Say. We Should Say it.

We Have Something to Say. We Should Say it.

Justice is what love looks like in public. —Cornell West The following issues are political: hunger, thirst, righteousness, prison, care for the sick, welcoming the stranger, clothing the naked, and sheltering the homeless. These issues rest at the center of Jesus’...
COVID Watchdogs Trump Can’t Fire

COVID Watchdogs Trump Can’t Fire

With tens of millions of Americans unemployed and small businesses teetering on the edge of bankruptcy, Congress and the Trump Administration have been compelled to push massive amounts of COVID relief money out the door as rapidly as possible – much more rapidly than...