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The Wood is Dry

Progressive Christian Social Action The Wood is Dry “Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for me, but weep for yourselves and for your children…  For if they do this when the wood is green, what will happen when it is dry?” Luke 23:31 This morning the tears finally came. Friends, the… Read More »The Wood is Dry

Beyond the Spectacles

Progressive Christian Social Action   Beyond the Spectacles As the daily spectacles of the Trump Administration enthrall the public, Republicans continue to push their unjust and oppressive agenda.  For one thing, they are trying to repeal laws that keep the Internet free and accessible.  Today I made calls as part… Read More »Beyond the Spectacles

Resistance: A Way to Live Humanly

Today, Good Friday, I am publishing two excerpts from my book, Shaking the Gates of Hell:  Faith-Led Resistance to Corporate Globalization, about the significance of Jesus’ life, death, and continuing presence.  You can order it from a local bookstore, order signed or bulk copies directly from me, or find it… Read More »Resistance: A Way to Live Humanly

Awakening a Sleeping Giant

Update, June 13:   Fast Track was defeated in the House of Representatives… for now.  We can do this if we are in the struggle for the long haul.  Success! My dear friends, If you ever plan to participate in decisions made by so-called “leaders” on your behalf, today is… Read More »Awakening a Sleeping Giant

System Change Not Climate Change (2)

How can we understand, challenge, and transform the global system of late-stage free-market capitalism?  It seems so all-encompassing and all-powerful that nothing can stop it. To most people in the United States, today’s dominant system seems like a given, just part of the milieu.  Most people don’t give it a… Read More »System Change Not Climate Change (2)