Poverty

Why I Marched on McDonald's

By William J. Barber II
(RNS) Recently, I marched with McDonald’s workers from three dozen cities to the company’s corporate headquarters outside of Chicago. After they refused to leave the… read more

Dumpster Diving as an Act of Faith

By Sarah Pulliam Bailey
NEW YORK (RNS) As a musician barely scraping by, Gio Andollo looks to trash bins as a way of life. On a recent outing, he carefully untied bags outside a supermarket next to… read more

Hard Times

By Nate Loucks
Yesterday I was able to spend some time at the State Street Food Pantry. Per the norm, it was a busy day Wednesday afternoon. One guy [50ish years old] I talked to told me about a … read more

Christians and Wealth Disparity

By Christopher P. Momany
Welcome to the 1920s. At least that’s what recent statistical data tell us. According to widely cited sources, income inequality has hit a new record. Not since 1928, the… read more

Society of St. Andrew: National Hunger Action Month

By Ministry Matters
September has been set aside as an opportunity to lift up more than 40 million brothers and sisters that go hungry every day in the United States, with the hope that each one of… read more

I Wonder about Your Wonder Bread

By Ronnie McBrayer
“If there was one last loaf of bread in this town it would be mine.” I swear that’s what he said. “He” being a rather pretentious member of the… read more
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