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Blog: Time to Reconsider Mountaintop Removal

Jun 21, 2010 | By John McCrillis, NETWORK Volunteer

In the debate over Mountaintop Removal (MTR), we as Catholics and as citizens are called to consider more than just short-term economic benefit for our coal production. Read more

Blog: Summer Starts, and So Does Childhood Hunger

Jun 21, 2010 | By Maureen Book, NETWORK Intern

As today marks the first day of summer, we have many things to look forward to—lazy afternoons at the pool, ice cream trucks, family barbeques, fireworks, and my favorite fruit—watermelon. But for many children in the nation, today marks the beginning of a summer filled with hunger. Read more

Blog: Getting to the Root of Our Oil Dependence

Jun 17, 2010 | By Maureen Book, NETWORK Intern

The president spoke eloquently from the Oval Office on the need to reduce our dependency on foreign oil. Read more

Blog: My Meeting with Secretary Thomas Vilsack on Child Nutrition

Jun 17, 2010 | By Marge Clark, BVM

With five loaves and two fishes in our midst, Secretary Vilsack met with 21 faith leaders, ministers from the around the country and from D.C. faith-based advocacy groups. Read more

Blog: New Documentary on Immigration Reform

Jun 17, 2010 | By Jim Kachadoorian, NETWORK Intern

It’s not every day a camera crew takes viewers behind the closed doors of the Kennedy Hideaway and through basement hallways of the U.S. Capitol to steal a look at the reality behind the legislative process. Read more

Blog: Oil Dependency Wake-Up Call

Jun 17, 2010 | By Maureen Book, NETWORK Intern

The recent oil spill in the Gulf Coast has sent shockwaves throughout the nation, serving as a wake-up call to many Americans about our dependence on oil and the pressing need for comprehensive environmental policies. Read more

Blog: The New START Treaty

Jun 15, 2010 | By Jean Sammon

The new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START), signed by President Obama and Russian President Medvedev in April, needs to be ratified by the U.S. Senate this year. Read more

Blog: The Gulf Oil Spill Teaches Us Many Lessons

Jun 14, 2010 | By Maureen Book, NETWORK Intern

The crisis of the current oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has reminded us of the fragility of not only our technology, but also of our ecosystems. Read more

Blog: Great New Book on Healthcare Reform

Jun 14, 2010 | By Jean Sammon

This weekend I picked up a copy of the new book on healthcare reform "Landmark: The Inside Story of America's New Health-Care Law and What It Means for Us All" just published by the Washington Post. Read more

Blog: Faith Coalition Releases Videos Calling for Immigration Reform

May 10, 2010 | By Meghan Tighe, former NETWORK Associate

NETWORK Executive Director Simone Campbell, SSS, joins other faith leaders in speaking out for action.  Read more

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