I’m a person on the left and I’m gay and thanks to marriage equality, I’m married too. I’m also clergy. And so my defense should make various sides of these issues unhappy. […]
This video is filmed in the West Bank. I found it via Tom Morello’s Twitter feed. It features Tom on guitar. The imagery in the video is powerful. I think this is […]
Given the love most progressives have for Pope Francis, it’s odd for me to write a defense of his papacy. Especially as a gay man and as a mainline protestant minister. But […]
by Sebastian Rotella ProPublica, Sep. 14, 2015, 11:30 a.m. Laura Boldrini, the president of Italy’s Chamber of Deputies, has unusually strong credentials to discuss the immigration crisis gripping Europe. She worked for […]
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement from the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints appreciates the […]
My endorsement of Brother Bernie in the primaries is not an affirmation of the neo-liberal Democratic Party… — Cornel West (@CornelWest) August 25, 2015 My endorsement of Brother Bernie is not a […]
“It is better to feed ten impostors than to run the risk of turning away one honest petition.” -Joseph Smith, as quoted by Hugh Nibley “The conditions of sharing demanded by the […]
If you call yourself a Christian and you refuse to serve someone you think is a sinner, then you are a liar. Because Christ, the namesake of Christianity, never refused anyone, regardless of the sin, well, except perhaps for hypocrisy.
The Book of Mormon certainly is for our day, but it is a direct warning to the saints of God, or in the case of Mormons, Latter-Day Saints.
To talk about race somehow feels dangerous, especially for someone as white as me. Someone who grew up in rural eastern Montana where race was an abstraction. Someone who has largely participated […]
This shouldn’t be a remarkable claim. It is possible to support someone, especially if they are undergoing an unfair process, even if there are disagreements with them. What is the disagreement? Gretta […]
The poster says in Danish, we are stronger together. The National Review has a new piece on socialism in Scandinavia. And it notes the continual history of the US left in […]