We need to prepare for ongoing insurrectionary violence and address its root causes

by Maria J. Stephanfor Waging Nonviolence To prevent future far-right violence, first we need accountability. Then we must build movements capable of transforming our social, political and economic systems. Following the Jan. 6 insurrectionary attack on the U.S. Capitol and on the country, the FBI has warned of violent actions being planned in all 50 states and … Continue reading We need to prepare for ongoing insurrectionary violence and address its root causes

Warnock’s way: A progressive, religious approach is a winning ticket

by John Gehringin Commonweal Faith was a defining feature of the Georgia special-election campaign that helped give Democrats control of Congress and the White House for the first time since 2011. The Black church and progressive religious activism took center stage, helping make Rev. Raphael Warnock—the son of a sharecropper who grew up in public … Continue reading Warnock’s way: A progressive, religious approach is a winning ticket