Shane Claiborne on Dr. King, Nonviolent Uprisings and Learning from Ferguson 

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Dr. King said: a “riot is the language of the unheard.” What happens when folks do not feel like their voices are being heard? They shout louder. Rioting is what almost happened in Ferguson, and all of us who live in fragile neighborhoods with a backdrop of deep racial injustice need to pay attention. In [Read More...]

No More Wars That Devour the American Purpose

by Timothy Villareal On August 8th, one of the most respected non-governmental organizations in the world, Amnesty International, released a damning report alleging that U.S. military forces committed war crimes against Afghan civilians, including torture and murder, and covered-up for the crimes. The report centers on incidents between 2009 and 2013, a time frame which [Read More...]

Apple, the iWatch, Bono and Time

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Yesterday was according to Apple and the press a watershed day for Apple Inc. These days, most of us fully expect Apple to change the world for the better every few years or so, and yesterday was approximately the 4th highly anticipated iteration of Apple as tech mini-Messiah. There is a kind of formula. The [Read More...]


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