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1) A Dark Day for the UK
2) Debbie Wasserman-Schultz Has Got to Go to Unite Democrats Against the Racist, Trump
3) John Caputo On Divine Sovereignty and the Weakness of God
4) A Corrupt Form of Christianity is Destroying the Republican Party
5) President Obama: 'We are Easter People'
6) Evangelicals are Not Voting Trump, Jacksonians Are

Article  by Chris Hedges:  Big losses by banks and investors due to Brexit will bring them to demand another bailout like 2008. That could lead to a Trump victory. Big political decisions ahead says Michael Hudson.  6/25/2016

Article  by Terrance Heath:  The tragedy in Orlando reveals that the three issues that once made up the Republican’s “winning formula” may have finally ripened into political poison for the GOP.  6/24/2016

Article  by John Gehring:  The false use of the term 'religious liberty' by Roman Catholic Bishops is being promoted again now. These bishops want obedience, not freedom. New ways to approach this are needed.  6/24/2016

Article  by Michael Gerson:  A conservative religious commentator critiques evangelicals who support Donald Trump so cheaply, a man of bigotry and malice.  6/24/2016

Article  by Richard Eskow:  The uprising has begun, but who will lead it? The left based on justice and inclusion, or the right based on illusion, fear, and hatred of others? Financial elites have caused chaos in politics.  6/24/2016

Article  Bonhoeffer: 'Silence in the face of evil is itself evil.... Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.' Act against Donald Trump.  5/27/2016

Article  by Catherine Turner:  A key concept of Jacques Derrida is here brilliantly elucidated. Pastors may want to consider how this applies to how the messianic is incarnated in the interpretive process of history and preaching.  5/27/2016

Article  by Robert Kagan:  Donald Trump is a television huckster, a phony billionaire, a textbook egomaniac “tapping into” popular resentments and insecurities, but an entire national political party falls into line.  5/23/2016

Article  by David Hoskins:  Nicolas Maduro declared a constitutional state of emergency in that country. Right wing capitalists are trying undo the revolution that brought material hope to so many.  5/18/2016

Article  by Carl Raschke:  Hillary Clinton's announcement that she will use her husband for economic advice is a terribly serious mistake. She must pivot fast toward a position of economic justice for white working people.  5/18/2016

Article  Theologian Kathyrn Tanner is giving the Gifford Lectures this year. She is saying that religious faith today needs to help undermine the legitimacy of the current form capitalism has taken  5/7/2016

Article  by Robert Borosage:  Jim Winkler of the NCC and Simone Campbell of Network social justice lobby are leading an interfaith alliance calling on presidential candidates to pledge moral action on the economy, a living wage.  4/4/2016

Article  by Gordon Marino:  Joe Biden has faced much grief in his life and found some help in the words of Danish theologian Soren Kierkegaard.  4/2/2016

Article  by Valerie Tarico:  Filmmaker Dawn Porter in the movie 'Trapped' pays tribute to the abortion providers of the Deep South. Many see this as a ministry. It is the anti-abortion advocates who are hysterical, anti-Christian  4/2/2016

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