Rescuing the Temple of Democracy from Corruption

When reading the Lenten lesson from John’s Gospel about Jesus disrupting business-as-usual in the Jerusalem temple – overturning the tables of the money changers, pouring their coins on the floor, shooing away their sheep and cattle (see John 2:13-22) –...

Citizens United: One of High Court’s Worst Fails

In January 2010, the Supreme Court made one of its worst decisions in years, if not decades, and maybe even the worst since the Dred Scott case in 1857. In a 5-4 split decision, the court ruled in favor of Citizens United, a conservative nonprofit organization that...