This is my latest Huffington Post piece called, “I Can’t Breathe”. It is co-written with Rev. Jesse Jackson. Please share.
When Eric Garner was held in a chokehold on Staten Island on July 17, 2014, by New York City police officer Daniel Panteleo, he yelled 11 times, “I can’t breathe.” The medical examiner’s office ruled Garner’s death a Continue reading
This is co-written with Rev. Jesse Jackson on Ebola and Thomas Eric Duncan. It is a repost from The Huffington Post. Please pray for Duncan’s family.
When Thomas Eric Duncan, a visitor from Liberia, became ill in Dallas on September 24, he went, as many people do, to the local hospital emergency room. However, serious questions must be raised about what happened when he did. Continue reading
This interview was originally posted on Truthout and it is reposted here with permission.
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Chris Hedges and Paul Jay discuss President Obama’s statement that he has decided to attack Syria and seek authorization from Congress … Even though he says he doesn’t need it.
PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay. Continue reading
Barack Obama, Cornel West, Couillard Lecture, Craig Atwood, Democracy, Gary Dorrien, grace, Jewel Davis, kindom of God, Mitt Romney, Moravian Theological Seminary, Robbie Graves, Scott Kuykendall, Serene Jones, Steve Simmons
Dr. Gary Dorrien is the Reinhold Niebuhr Professor of Social Ethics at Union Theological Seminary and Professor of Religion at Columbia University, and an ordained Episcopal priest. He is the author of 16 books and approximately 250 articles that range across the fields of ethics, social theory, theology, philosophy, politics, and history. A recent past president of the American Theological Society, Professor Dorrien has been described by Princeton University philosopher Cornel West as “the preeminent social ethicist in North America today.” Continue reading
Like many Americans, I couldn’t sleep last night. It was a tense election with so many things at stake. As a Canadian, my kids are used to me telling them that if the other candidate wins, we may have to move back to Canada. Not that I need to as I am living in the U.S. with a green card, but because the vision of the 2 candidates are so different. So the kids asked again before they went to bed last night, “do we have to move back to Canada?” Continue reading
My latest column was first posted in Bruce Reyes-Chow’s blog site Patheos.com. This is a repost from his site.
By Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. Weekly Commentary | Chicago Sun-Times
When former Secretary of State Colin Powell endorsed Barack Obama for president, Romney campaign chair John Sununu dismissed it as just a black man standing up for one of his tribe. Continue reading