Whose child is this? Meeting the needs of street children

By Kevin Clarke| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Social Justice
"Banning" Mexico City's street kids only moves their plight from sight.

If you have ever visited Mexico City you may have enjoyed their antics as part of the federal district's colorful backdrop. Maybe you can spot them edging out from the corner of your vacation photos: the late-night Chiclets salesmen, the street jugglers and clowns, the grinning, cajoling panhandlers.

They are Mexico City's street children, tolerated­­, even subtly promoted as part of the city's charm.


Who do we think we are?

By James Carroll| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Scripture and Theology Social Justice
The church isn't always the loving Body of Christ we imagine ourselves to be. James Carroll nevertheless defends our faith in God, who saves us imperfect human beings from ourselves.

One of the best people I know volunteers in a church-sponsored soup kitchen in a big city. I visited him recently and was deeply moved to watch as he and other volunteers graciously and respectfully served their "guests," beleaguered men and women who otherwise are treated as social outcasts.


Who do we think we are?

By James Carroll| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Scripture and Theology Social Justice
The church isn't always the loving Body of Christ we imagine ourselves to be. James Carroll nevertheless defends our faith in God, who saves us imperfect human beings from ourselves.

One of the best people I know volunteers in a church-sponsored soup kitchen in a big city. I visited him recently and was deeply moved to watch as he and other volunteers graciously and respectfully served their "guests," beleaguered men and women who otherwise are treated as social outcasts.


Will teach for tenure

By Kevin Clarke| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Social Justice
Glaring double standards on workers' rights are far from a class act.

When you think of the typical college professor the image of a tweed-afflicted, facial-haired gentleman with a penchant for pipe smoking and an inability to locate his house keys may come quickest to mind. But these days when the real college professor stands up, he may look more like an overtired migrant worker in the fields of academia than a lovably bumbling Mr. Chips.


Will teach for tenure

By Kevin Clarke| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Social Justice
Glaring double standards on workers' rights are far from a class act.

When you think of the typical college professor the image of a tweed-afflicted, facial-haired gentleman with a penchant for pipe smoking and an inability to locate his house keys may come quickest to mind. But these days when the real college professor stands up, he may look more like an overtired migrant worker in the fields of academia than a lovably bumbling Mr. Chips.


Will teach for tenure

By Kevin Clarke| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Social Justice
Glaring double standards on workers' rights are far from a class act.

When you think of the typical college professor the image of a tweed-afflicted, facial-haired gentleman with a penchant for pipe smoking and an inability to locate his house keys may come quickest to mind. But these days when the real college professor stands up, he may look more like an overtired migrant worker in the fields of academia than a lovably bumbling Mr. Chips.


Under the gun

By Megan Sweas| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article War and Peace Young Adults
How violence takes a toll on our kids.

The drone wars

By Kevin Clarke| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article War and Peace
High-tech warfare administers death from a great distance.

The drone wars

By Kevin Clarke| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article War and Peace
High-tech warfare administers death from a great distance.

Let them come to the water

By J.D. Long-García| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Social Justice
The scarcity of our most precious resource will make you rethink your morning shower.

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