159Nov 16, 2012
Activists After White House Fiscal Cliff Meeting
Political activists spoke outside the White House after meeting with President Obama and Vice President Biden to discuss the “fiscal cliff,” the impending budget cuts and tax increases ...
709Dec 21, 2011
Role of Religion in 2012 Elections
Richard Land and Jim Wallis talked about the role of religion in the 2012 elections, American politics, and civic discourse. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic ...
266Apr 3, 2009
Challenges of Poverty
Activists and analysts participated in a panel discussion on new policies and programs for combating poverty amidst a deepening recession. Among the topics they addressed were the need for ...
99Jan 29, 2009
Political and corporate leaders discussed values in market capitalism. The group included former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and Israeli President Shimon Peres. Topics included what ...
3,631Jan 21, 2009
Inaugural Prayer Service
President and Mrs. Obama and Vice President and Mrs. Biden attended the National Prayer Service in the National Cathedral. Spiritual leaders representing various religious traditions ...
103Jan 23, 2008
Politics in a Post-Religious America
Jim Wallis, the founder and editor in chief of Sojourners magazine, talked about his book The Great Awakening: Reviving Faith and Politics in a Post-Religious Right America, published ...
53Oct 19, 2007
Values Voter Summit, Morning Session
During the morning portion of the first day of a three-day Values Voters Summit, several Republican presidential candidates and others spoke about policy issues, social policy, and the role of ...
58Jan 25, 2007
Rules for a Global Neighborhood in a Multicultural World
Panelists discussed the growing disconnect between the West and Islam that poses serious challenges to global order. Topics included the conflict between Sunnis and Shi’a Muslims in Iraq, ...
12Dec 2, 2006
Democratic Radio Address
Jim Wallis delivered the weekly Democratic radio address. He said he was invited as a nonpartisan religious leader to deliver the radio speech to try to unite Americans. He talked about ...
20Oct 6, 2005
Book Discussion on God\'s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn\'t Get It
Jim Wallis was interviewed at The Hill's 4th Annual Political Book Fair about his book, God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It, published ...
41Jun 3, 2005
During the closing plenary, the speakers addressed the convention on progressive issues, including labor unions, wages, prison ministry, the Senate filibuster controversy, civil rights, support of ...
102Mar 21, 2005
After Words with Jim Wallis
Jim Wallis talked about his book God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It, published by HarperSanFrancisco. Mr. Wallis argued that ...
11Jan 18, 2005
Role of Religion in Politics
Mr. Wallis talked about the role of religion in politics. Democratic senators recently invited Mr. Wallis -- a left-leaning evangelical and a Democrat -- to talk with them about ...
34Dec 11, 2002
Opposition to War in Iraq
Representatives from several organizations announced a coalition of groups to oppose any potential war in Iraq. Following the announcement they answered questions from reporters.
19Mar 5, 2002
Rally Against Poverty
Participants talked about proposals for Welfare reform and called on legislators to do more to expand access to education, increase training opportunities, support poorer families, and improve ...
28Dec 18, 2001
Book Discussion on Sacred Places, Civic Purposes
Mr. Dionne moderated a discussion on the role of faith-based institutions in America. Recently, Mr. Dionne co-edited a book on the topic titled Sacred Places, Civic Purposes, ...
20Nov 22, 2001
The guests debated the U.S. air strikes on Afghanistan. They responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail.
22Jan 30, 2001
Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
Participants talked about President Bush’s plans to establish an office for faith-based and community service initiatives. They talked about the benefits of the office and how they ...
4Jan 29, 2001
Faith-Based Service Programs
Mr. Wallis talked about the formation of President Bush’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail.
10Nov 1, 2000
Religion and Politics
The panelists examined the issue of politics and religion, including the use of religious language by the Republican presidential and vice presidential candidates and First Amendment ...
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