A U.S. Border Patrol vehicle leaves the Nogales Border Patrol Station in Nogales, Ariz., June 25. U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson visited the facility to view the governments response to the influx of unaccompanied minors crossing the Southw estern U.S. border.
The church, so heavily invested in education and social welfare in Central America, could be a primary consultant on achieving the common good. Friday, July 4, 2014
Rather than trickling the revenues down to rural areas where chronically unemployed former Saddam loyalists could begin rebuilding their war-damaged communities, Baghdad functionaries spent $4 billion to buy a fleet of F-16 fighters from America, among other excesses.
With the recent rape scandal involving three University of Oregon basketball players along with the May 21 incident at Portland State University involving two students who were threatened by a gunman, in what ways can we stop from indulging in the concept known as “victim-blaming?”
The Sisters of St. Francis’ Center for Active Nonviolence and Peacemaking is committed to raising awareness that human trafficking is happening, even in Iowa. Knowing the signs will help keep our kids safe and to help rescue those who are not.
Elizabeth Hovde’s Oregonian article claiming Seattle’s increased minimum wage fight is bad policy ignores America’s highest wealth disparity among industrialized nations. While wealth and income disparity increase, wages erode.