Saturday, September 25, 2021

Tag: religion

Supreme Court blocks New York’s restrictions on religion amid COVID-19

The Supreme Court's majority ruled that "even in a pandemic, the Constitution cannot be put away and forgotten."

‘Attacking the very foundations’ of church-state separation, SCOTUS delivers ‘seismic shock’...

"A State need not subsidize private education. But once a State decides to do so, it cannot disqualify some private schools solely because they are religious."

Which shall we have: Love or greed?

The United States supposes itself to be a Christian community. Such a community should focus on love rather than wealth and power. Shouldn’t it?

Ayatollah Trump: The global rise of the Christian right

Islamic extremism gets all the press, but Trump is just one of a growing number of Christian extremists in positions of political power.

Our ladies of perpetual activism: Nuns for social justice

These sisters believe that their faith calls them to create a more just world.

Interfaith solidarity: A Muslim-led crowdfunding campaign raises $120,000 in two days...

"We wish to respond to evil with good, as our faith instructs us, and send a powerful message of compassion through action."

Hating Muslims in the age of Trump

The new Islamophobia looks like the Old McCarthyism.

Party vs faith: China drafts restrictions for all religions

China’s ability to keep its lid on the crackdown is nonetheless slipping.

Correcting the record: What is really happening in Nicaragua?

Nicaragua is a class war turned upside down. The coup is failing, the truth is coming out, and should not be forgotten.

Neither idiots nor useful: Our politically underachieving liberal churches

In suggesting that liberal churches are neither idiots nor useful, I’m purposely implying a stark contrast with churches whose members are useful idiots.

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What to do with America’s nonconformist anti-vaxxers?

Final thought and a warning for nonconformists: understand that the greatest threat to your freedoms will not come from government mandates, but when the deadly virus comes after you.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

US House of Representatives passes Women’s Health Protection Act

“The House has stepped in where the courts have failed us."

“We are unstoppable!” Some of the lessons from Occupy Wallstreet, 10 years later

“One of the main contributions of Occupy was ‘the 99 percent.’”

The never ending cycle of nuclear insanity

Please repeat after me: No excuses. No compromise. No fear.