Monday, June 17, 2024

Tag: religion

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.

The Bible’s message on separating immigrant children from parents is a...

Scripture commands Christians to help the poor, to recognize the importance of the family, and to criticize unjust laws.

Special report: In the streets with the New Poor People’s Campaign...

Demonstrators descended on Washington Monday in the latest protest staged by the new Poor People’s Campaign, which organizers say is the most expansive wave...

Killing Gaza

Terrified Palestinian families huddled inside their homes as Israel dropped more than 100 one-ton bombs and fired thousands of high-explosive artillery shells into Shuja’iyya.

Life without limits: The delusions of technological fundamentalism

Playing god got us into this trouble and more of the same won't get us out.

Once again, the right hijacks that old-time religion

A new museum in Washington reminds us that the Good Book is subject to interpretation – and abuse.

Intro to Islam, Salafism and jihadism

Can we turn the clock back and make the Muslim world great again?

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The Medicare Advantage Paradox: How private insurers cost taxpayers billions

Recent studies and reports from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) reveal that MA overpayments have significantly burdened taxpayers.

Trump’s $48 billion corporate tax cut proposal exceeds annual K-12 education budget

The proposed reduction in the corporate tax rate from 21% to 15% would result in massive tax savings for the largest U.S. companies, benefiting wealthy shareholders while neglecting workers and public investments.

Clarence Thomas faces fresh scrutiny over undisclosed luxury trips funded by billionaire

This has prompted renewed calls for his resignation and demands for stricter ethics reforms for the highest court in the land.

Russia’s war on Ukraine generates more emissions than 175 countries: $32 billion climate bill...

The first two years of Russia’s invasion resulted in greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to the annual emissions of 175 individual countries, further intensifying the global climate emergency.

Supreme Court upholds access to abortion pill

More than 6 million people have used mifepristone since 2000.