Tag: deficit

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    As the debate over the federal budget continues in Washington, religious leaders like Rev. Jim Wallis are urging members of both parties to protect the poor. “A budget is a moral document,” he says. “And the common good has to outweigh ideological, political battles in this town.” More

    July 15, 2011 | Comments

  • thumb01-moralbudget

    With debt, deficits, and budgets dominating our politics, more questions are being raised about underlying moral issues. “This should be an argument about outcomes,” says former Bush White House speech writer Michael Gerson, “what is best for the justice and decency of a society.” More

    July 1, 2011 | Comments

  • thumb01-cherieharder

    Watch more of our conversation with Cherie Harder about religion and politics in 2012. More

    June 3, 2011 | Comments

  • thumb01-hungerfast

    An interfaith coalition is launching a prayer and fasting campaign to protect federal funding for programs that help the poor. More

    March 28, 2011 | Comments

  • thumb01-coons

    “Part of what calls people to public service, part of what calls people to be engaged in helping others both here and around the world is their faith.” More

    March 10, 2011 | Comments

  • thumb01-budget

    As Congress debates the budget, religious conservatives say the debt is a moral issue, and an interfaith coalition has launched a campaign to reduce military spending and prevent cuts for the poor. More

    March 4, 2011 | Comments

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    A progressive evangelical says how you cut the deficit is a moral question. More

    March 2, 2011 | Comments

  • thumb01-workerjustice

    As states wrestle over workers’ rights, union organizing, and difficult budget and deficit debates, what do religious leaders and organizations have to say? More

    February 25, 2011 | Comments