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A case for the Yarmuth-Price resolution

With recent media reports that the Obama administration is considering options for addressing the present deadlock in Israeli-Palestinian diplomacy, it’s not surprising to see pro-Israel representatives in Congress debate whether the...

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U.S. needs to take the lead in climate change

Election seasons are, by their very nature, polarizing – you have to choose one side of another. As we all certainly know, this one is no exception.

That is why we were pleased to see an important bit of bridge-building taking place amid...

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A way out of Flint’s water quality crisis

Americans have reacted in horror and disbelief over reports that Flint, Michigan’s drinking water system is dangerously contaminated by lead, a potent neurotoxin. In their April 25 article, in The Hill, Sarah Ferris and Peter Sullivan...

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Armenia and Azerbaijan: A Dawn of a Regional War?

Much attention has been showered on the intensifying of violence between Azerbaijan and Armenia in the mountainous Nagorno-Karabakh region of western Azerbaijan. Several dozen of soldiers and civilians have been killed in the fighting, which was...

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The innovation economy: America’s path forward

The American people and our economy have come a long way from the recession President Obama inherited seven years ago. We went from hemorrhaging 700,000 jobs a month, to an unprecedented 73 consecutive months of private sector job growth. ...

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Confronting climate change is our moral obligation

We are bishops from the global South and North, united by faith and humanity. As pastors, we seek to comfort the young and the old, the healthy and the infirm.

We try to ensure that the powerless are heard and the powerful are engaged. In...

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