Opinion

                
  • Liberation theology: from Iowa to Mexico and back

    Liberation theology: from Iowa to Mexico and back

    February 10, 2006

    Our delegation of 12 Iowa Lutherans traveled to Mexico last fall for a weeklong program inspired by the Christian liberation theology movement in Central America. The program, sponsored by the Lutheran Center in Mexico City, caused...

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  • LGBT rights on the nations agenda

    LGBT rights on the nations agenda

    February 10, 2006

    While support for the lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender (LGBT) community has grown over the last two decades, many lawmakers are still stuck in the past. Fortunately though, LGBT rights organizations and supporters, in coalition with unions and people of...

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  • Smothering the King legacy

    Smothering the King legacy

    February 10, 2006

    Hours after Coretta Scott King died, President Bush led off the State of the Union address by praising her as “a beloved, graceful, courageous woman who called America to its founding ideals and carried on a...

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  • Nixzmary Browns tragic death

    Nixzmary Browns tragic death

    February 10, 2006

    When 7-year-old Nixzmary Brown was killed in Brooklyn, N.Y., on the 11th of January, it was certainly a tragedy waiting to happen. It was also certain that some of the workers involved in the case would...

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  • EDITORIAL: No human being is illegal

    EDITORIAL: No human being is illegal

    February 10, 2006

    The Bush administration and its snarling band of crooks, liars and thieves have fouled the political landscape with their campaign for anti-immigrant legislation. It’s part of the plan to stay in power. They need a scapegoat...

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