Thursday, January 27, 2022

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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Exploring the consequences of the urban-rural cultural divide in America

There are many political and cultural differences that push false narratives.

Want to understand Manchin and Sinema?

If you want the whole answer, you need to look at the single biggest factor affecting almost all national politicians I’ve dealt with: Big egos.

Toxic forever chemicals found in almost 75 percent of stain and waterproof gear sold...

Nearly three-quarters of water- and stain-resistant products contain toxic forever chemicals, a new report has found.  Public health and...

Justice Stephen Breyer to retire from the Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer announced his retirement. After serving for 27 years, Breyer, 83, will step down from his lifetime position at the end of the term in June.

Exposing the massive hypocrisy of international insurance companies

Despite the pro-climate rhetoric of the insurance industry—and warnings by the world’s climate scientists calling for an end to fossil fuel exploration—leading...