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Adapted from an earlier post on Sojourners’ God’s Politics blog. America is a nation established on certain inalienable rights. The right to life. The right to liberty. The right to pursue happiness as one sees fit. The right, as a religious organization, to sue a government and its officials whenever…

Happy New Year, dear readers! We hope this post finds you bright-eyed and clear-headed this Jan. 1 morning, ready to tackle the new year head on and make all of your dreams come true. But, if you happen to be feeling a little under the weather today, for some inexplicable…

I still remember my high school history teacher, Mrs. Gibson, and her unit on the muckrakers — a term initially intended perjoratively but later worn with pride, used to describe reform-minded journalists whose in-depth investigative reporting throughout history has exposed all manner of societal ills, corruption and abuses of power….