Tag Archives: Economic Justice

We Stand Indivisible Solidarity Rally – October 2017

On Friday, October 20, 2017, I went to Mountain View to attend a rally organized by the progressive group Indivisible. The group wanted to show their support for various progressive causes in light of the recent actions by the Trump … Continue reading

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The Old Testament Prophets and Social Justice

I’m reposting the last part of a blog I wrote in May 8, 2014. One of the great influences on the social justice traditions of Christians and Jews are the Old Testament Prophets. The Old Testament prophets had a strong … Continue reading

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Jesus, the Poor and the Church

Recently, Pope Francis issued forth the apostolic exhortation Evanellii Gaudium, which has set forth his vision on the direction that he wants the Roman Catholic Church to take during his papacy. In his exhortation, Pope Francis urges Roman Catholics and … Continue reading

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Religious People Participating in “Occupy Wall Street”

As the “Occupy Wall Street” protests have continued in the last couple of weeks, more religious people from many different religions have begun to join and make their presence felt. This is important, as religious people have made important contributions … Continue reading

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Jasper and the Protester

If you enjoy this cartoon, take a look at these links for more of my political cartoons at Everyday Citizen: The Reunion Government and the Market Economy Jasper Joins Two Protests Bob the Nerd Vampire Jasper Debates War Jasper Finds … Continue reading

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Papal Encyclicals and Economic Justice

Thomas Bokenkotter wrote in his book “Church and Revolution: Catholics in the Struggle for Democracy and Social Justice”: “This book deals with an interesting historical question: How did the Catholic Church- which, on the morrow of the French Revolution, was … Continue reading

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