Courtesy of Shane Claiborne

A native of Tennessee, Claiborne calls on Christians, especially Evangelicals, to turn toward a practice of nonviolence, social justice, and solidarity with the poor. Alabama, pay attention. more

Apr 19, 2017 3:22 PM Dispatches

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Noah Phillips

A growing list of over seventy volunteers are helping train New Yorkers to stand together and “get some courage.” more

Mar 30, 2017 11:08 AM Dispatches

Trump commits the seven deadly sins with ostentation, so why did the majority of Christians in the U.S., including the vast majority of white evangelical Christians, vote for Trump? more

Mar 25, 2017 3:46 PM Magazine

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Trump’s victory exposed our deep divisions. As some Americans believed we were progressing toward a more inclusive, post-racial society, a countercurrent of hate was swelling. more

Mar 25, 2017 3:29 PM Magazine


Mona Shaikh

Her work has been banned in her home country Pakistan, which she’s described as “a land of virgins,” and she’s even received death threats. more

Mar 23, 2017 9:12 AM Dispatches


Gage Skidmore

Looking back at the material Miller was posting in 2007 and 2008 is a gut punch. more

Feb 2, 2017 10:04 AM Dispatches


Kalman Zabarsky Boston University Photography

Our current military effort is a failed one—and it's time for an entirely new approach, says Andrew Bacevich. more

Jan 26, 2017 10:58 AM Magazine

In today’s world, common ground is in the weirdest places. more

Jan 5, 2017 3:36 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

"I figure it’s probably, maybe, the only way I’m going to get to heaven." more

Aug 15, 2016 2:48 PM Dispatches

Franklin Graham arrived in Madison to a large crowd of supporters and a strong showing by protesters as well. more

Jun 16, 2016 2:51 PM Dispatches 5 Comments

"You are now free to be removed from the cabin." more

Apr 21, 2016 1:23 PM Dispatches

Through Cassius Clay’s transformation first to Cassius X and then to Muhammad Ali, he radicalized the black freedom struggle and became the most famous draft resister and anti-war activist in the world. more

Mar 16, 2016 3:12 PM Magazine

I’m all for Santa and, more importantly, Jesus, but it seems that the same people defending Christmas from some phony war are the ones who would bar Jesus, Mary and Joseph from coming into the United States. more

Dec 25, 2015 6:55 PM Dispatches

The terrible attacks in Paris have been met with widespread condemnation and horror, but they’ve also been met with overreaction and panic. more

Nov 19, 2015 5:00 PM Dispatches

Will the threat of Islamic fundamentalism strengthen our belief in multicultural, multiethnic societies or will it strengthen existing xenophobic forces? more

Nov 17, 2015 4:15 PM Dispatches

Three years ago on Aug. 5, a white supremacist murdered six Sikh-Americans at their Gurdwara or place of worship in Oak Creek, Wis. We need to alter our policies—and our political discourse—to make sure that such a tragedy never occurs agai... more

Aug 5, 2015 4:18 PM Op-Eds 1 Comments

Photo by Matt DiGirolamo Never mind the fact that Mohammod Abdulazeez, the Chattanooga shooter, was gravely mentally troubled and abused alcohol and drugs. Also never mind that, by some estimates, rightwing extremists have killed five times as... more

Jul 25, 2015 3:50 PM Op-Eds 4 Comments

Photo by Rochelle Hartman The other day, I thought of Sarah Palin.  Scott Walker was standing in front of a crowd of what CNN was calling "evangelical Christians" and was reading aloud from a book of "devotionals" he said he reads every nig... more

Jul 2, 2015 3:56 PM Op-Eds 4 Comments

  Times are tough for American Muslims, but there are also plenty of reasons to be optimistic. First, the bad news. Organized bigotry against Muslims continues to thrive. In Arizona, about 250 protesters recently assembled in front of th... more

Jun 4, 2015 9:56 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

When I heard about the "Draw Muhammad" cartoon contest in Garland, Texas, I was curious about who would organize such a "festival." (Having organized a cartoon festival myself, I think you can hardly call a two-hour meeting a "festival," bu... more

May 6, 2015 5:57 PM Dispatches

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