Tagged: economic justice

God’s Economy of Togetherness

by J. Mark Bowers During an election year, everyone is an expert on the economy—from billionaire businessmen and career politicians to your high school Facebook friends. For many Republicans, the free market is the...

Protest and Invest

by Rodolpho Carrasco Christians need to change the way we teach and preach economic justice. Most of us have been to the one-hour workshops where the leader spends the entire hour pointing out injustice,...

DEBT by David Graeber

Reviewed by Jenell Paris In Debt: The First 5,000 Years anthropologist and anarchist David Graeber contemplates the origin of money and debt, spinning out to great questions of human reciprocity, social bonds, indebtedness, and...

Bono on Capitalism with a Conscience

by Rudy Carrasco In 2013, U2 frontman Bono made ripples across evangelical America with an interview with Focus on the Family’s Jim Daly. In the interview Bono affirmed his Christian faith, reciting a stream...

Method #192: Alternative Economic Institutions

According to the Occupy Wall Street movement, one of the factors in current economic inequality is the size and power of banks. In 2011, they created a workgroup which, together with other scholars and...

Method #77: International Consumers’ Boycott

Most Burmese gems are mined and sold by the Burmese generals, providing significant revenue from the government. After the 2007 protests in Burma, the United States passed a bill outlawing the import of Burmese...

Method #109: Bumper Strike

In 1879, piano makers in factories across New York City carried out a strike for better wages. Rather than striking all at once, the strike was carried out one factory at a time.