Category: Economic Justice

Does Jesus Want Me to Be Poor?

By Carol R. Cool “Got a dollar?” Pretending I don’t see her, I keep walking, a bit more quickly. When I get to the corner, I glance back to see the homeless woman still on the...

No Boom without Bust

Against Enormous Odds, an Activist Fights Fracking in His Hometown by Aaron Foltz In many ways Williamsport, Pa., (pop. 29,304) is the perfect American city. Nestled into a river valley, it’s the town where...

The Right to Work

By Matt Curcio The United States is in the middle of an employment crisis—one that will probably never be covered by Fox or CNN. Politicians are super proud of being able to get that big scary...

Creating Discomfort

Caring for the disadvantaged will do that by Paul Borthwick In an article titled “Christians and the Loss of Cultural Influence,” Peter Wehner wrote: As the dominant culture moves further and further away from...

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,...