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(1 comments) SHARE Friday, March 17, 2006 Moral Standing Falling Down
Three years after the start of the war on Iraq, it is crucial that we consider its effects on global attitudes towards America as we debate whether this war has made us any safer.
SHARE Monday, March 13, 2006 Darfur
In Darfur, will the world once again wait until genocide is complete and lament afterward that we should have done something?
SHARE Sunday, March 12, 2006 What Are We Afraid Of?
Why do we fear the wrong things? Largely because of our crisis-driven media, which sears spectacular images into our minds, and diverts our anxieties from big risks toward smaller risks.
SHARE Saturday, March 11, 2006 Rules Don't Apply To Me
Osama bin Laden brings far less fear into my everyday life than do 'Rules Don't Apply To Me' people.
SHARE Saturday, March 4, 2006 George's War
Three years ago George Bush started a war of choice - and all for what cause?
SHARE Friday, March 3, 2006 The Crisis of Meth
Children are the forgotten victims of the worsening national epidemic of methamphetamine abuse.
SHARE Thursday, March 2, 2006 Pledging 0.7 Percent For Child Survival
It might surprise you to know that the United States ranks last amongst the wealthiest nations in foreign aid as a percentage of national income: only 0.16 percent.
SHARE Wednesday, March 1, 2006 Behind The Curtain No Longer
Six months ago today, Katrina not only flooded a city and flattened a coast. She also blew away the thick curtain our nation had drawn across our most poor.
SHARE Tuesday, February 28, 2006 Sowing Dragon's Teeth
By insisting that the United States can win a "long war" against "radical Islam", the President is sowing dragon's teeth.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, February 27, 2006 The Coming Pandemic?
The H5N1 virus is rapidly spreading to new countries and continents. Health experts are increasingly worried.
SHARE Sunday, February 26, 2006 Bring 'em Home
This war has been a recruiting sergeant for the very forces of terror our leaders sought out to destroy.
(2 comments) SHARE Friday, February 24, 2006 How The Christian Left Can Get It Right
A friend recently lamented that the Republicans have stolen God. Maybe, I said, but at least we still have Jesus. While many on the righteously religious right say theyve found him, the story of the Jesus theyve found is the one theyve written themselves in which a vengeful Jesus wields his cross as a sword and a shield. Thats not the Jesus I know, nor the one known by many Americans.
SHARE Thursday, February 23, 2006 Where's The Party?
Six months after Katrina, rescuers are still looking for the Democratic Party.