In America, it is a civil institution, not a religious one.
Watch for William Greider's forthcoming book The Soul of Capitalism: Opening Paths to a Moral Economy, due in bookstores in early September. Click here for info on the book and original reflections and riffs from Greider.
Once they snubbed "Republicrats"; now they're set to oust Bush by any
From MoveOn to meetup.com, the net is facilitating a new citizen
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Late one night in October 1961, I flew from Atlanta to Jackson,
Mississippi, with Bob Moses.
In the final days of Rudy Giuliani's term as mayor of New York, three
months after the heroism of 9/11, he quietly approved a politically
wired project to build twenty-five multimillion-dollar
Benjamin Elijah Mays--devout Christian minister, uncompromising advocate
for justice, career educator and longtime president of Morehouse College
in Atlanta--was called the "Schoolmaster of the
"I've been described as a tough noisy woman--a prizefighter--a
man-hater...a Jewish mother with more complaints than Portnoy.
Since 1968 the Democrats have been shut out, more or less, as majority
party. But with a small bump in left-of-center turnout, they'd be
running the country.