Poverty and Wage Inequality: Where is the Moral Outrage?!

In reading a new report conducted by MSNBC and Matt Black on poverty in America, I feel the need to ask the question: where is the moral and spiritual outrage?! In the midst of many Christians in America being so focused on same-sex marriage and "religious freedom" controversies, we have an epidemic of poverty and

Obama and Romney on Poverty

"The biblical prophets clearly say that a nation’s righteousness is determined by how it treats its poor and vulnerable." - Jim Wallis. This is a truth found throughout the whole Word of God, and a fundamental value of our faith. We as Christians are called to not only help the poor but to defend them

STATS: The fall of the middle class

A supporter sent us this graphic - it is non-partisan, just a truthful view of the state of suburban America since the 8 years of George W Bush. We still have much ground to make up for, a middle class to save and a country to bring out of poverty! We can't go backward any

Food stamp funds may be reduced

Shame on the Democrats that are in agreement with cutting much needed food stamps from the families that are already suffering and barely able to feed their children and keep a roof over their heads! It is TIME that we ask our Congress - Democrats AND Republicans - "WHAT are your VALUES?!" If punishing the

Punishing the Poor

A number of GOP-run states have proposed, and some have even passed, bills that require poor people to be drug tested before they can receive benefits - even food stamps! Below are links to two videos from a segment on the Rachel Maddow Show last night about these new policies... This one is highlighting the

Occupy Wall Street rediscovers the radical imagination

The people are finally beginning to really rise up, and we hope this turns into a large-scale movement across all the country - "overturning the tables," so to speak. Stand up against greed! Stand up against corruption! Stand up FOR compassion, the working Americans, unemployed, and the large percentage of Americans in poverty. OCCUPY. Why