How quickly we forget

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Article Immigration
We owe it to today's immigrants to be honest about the difficulties and prejudices against the huddled masses who came before them.

On my father's side, my great-great grandparents came to this country from Germany sometime in the middle of the 19th century. What their Catholic immigrant lives were like, I could not say. Their stories lie too far back in the generations, lost in the mist of history.


Spit that out!

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Article Social Justice
Tainted foods from the agricultural-industrial complex are giving new meaning to your favorite casserole "surprise."

Never again, yet again

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Article Politics Social Justice War and Peace
  
Unless action replaces delay, our denunciations of genocide are nothing but talk.


Code blue

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Article Politics Social Justice
The patient is ailing, the prognosis is poor. It's the nation's major medical emergency.

Code blue

By Kevin Clarke| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Politics Social Justice
The patient is ailing, the prognosis is poor. It's the nation's major medical emergency.

Appalachian activist honored with peace award

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Article Environment Social Justice War and Peace
You know Father John Rausch is committed to social justice when even his answering machine message ends with, "God bless, and let's continue to work for justice."

Rausch, a Glenmary priest, outspoken defender of the environment, and advocate for the poor in Appalachia, is being honored for his social justice work with the 2007 Teacher of Peace Award from Pax Christi, the national Catholic peace organization.


Appalachian activist honored with peace award

By Heidi Schlumpf| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Environment Social Justice War and Peace
You know Father John Rausch is committed to social justice when even his answering machine message ends with, "God bless, and let's continue to work for justice."

Rausch, a Glenmary priest, outspoken defender of the environment, and advocate for the poor in Appalachia, is being honored for his social justice work with the 2007 Teacher of Peace Award from Pax Christi, the national Catholic peace organization.


Cracks in the system

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Article Politics Social Justice
Deferring infrastructure maintenance for war spending builds a bridge to nowhere.

After watching coverage of the minneapolis-St. Paul I-35W bridge collapse, Anita Dancs was shocked by the terrible spectacle and dreading the outcome of the search for survivors. Yet her next thought may not have been one that immediately sprang to the minds of many other CNN viewers. "Here's your tax cuts at work," she remembers thinking.


Cracks in the system

By Kevin Clarke| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Politics Social Justice
Deferring infrastructure maintenance for war spending builds a bridge to nowhere.

After watching coverage of the minneapolis-St. Paul I-35W bridge collapse, Anita Dancs was shocked by the terrible spectacle and dreading the outcome of the search for survivors. Yet her next thought may not have been one that immediately sprang to the minds of many other CNN viewers. "Here's your tax cuts at work," she remembers thinking.


No more CARE packages

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Article Social Justice
Instead of dumping grain in poverty-stricken regions, we should be investing cash.

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