British Churches: Benefit Cuts Will Harm Poor Families

Major churches in the United Kingdom are warning that the government’s Welfare Reform and Work Bill marks a dangerous shift away from a core principle of the welfare state and will make poor people even poorer. A YouGov survey commissioned by the churches has...

Governments Accountable to God for Poor’s Care

A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of co-authoring an op-ed with Missouri Governor Jay Nixon titled “Standing in the Gap for Working Missourians.” It was written in support of providing health coverage to 300,000 working Missourians through the expansion...

UK Report Busts Comfortable Myths about Poverty

Evidence and statistics have been misused, misrepresented and manipulated by politicians and the media to create myths that blame and stigmatize the most vulnerable in society, according to a new, hard-hitting church report. The report, titled “The Lies We Tell...