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Economic Justice

Blog: Is 8.6% Unemployment a Real Improvement?

Dec 02, 2011 | By Marge Clark, BVM

The unemployment numbers for November were released the morning of Dec. 2. WOW, a move from 9.0% to 8.6%, isn’t that good news? Not so fast. Read more

Congress: It's Your Responsibility Now

We must pressure our legislators to live up to the demands of the Budget Control Act. The Super Committee couldn’t do it, but that doesn’t mean we should allow the goals of the sequestration to get lost. Read more

Blog: Violence Against Women Act Needs Reauthorization

Nov 29, 2011 | By Mary Ellen Lacy, D.C.

Quick action needed! Learn how you can help ensure reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. Read more

Blog: Election 2012 Matters!

Nov 28, 2011 | By Eric Gibble

Watch our video to find out why! And click here for information about a new job opening that will enable you to become directly involved. We are looking for a Project Coordinator for ELECTION 2012: Catholics Vote for the Common Good! Read more

Super Committee Failure

Despite multiple deficit reduction proposals being tossed back and forth, the Super Committee was unable to agree on one plan to balance the government’s books. Read more

Our New Campaign: Be a SUPER CITIZEN!

Tell the SUPER COMMITTEE -- no cuts to programs that ensure essential services! AND we need policies that will close the huge and growing wealth gap in our country! Learn more AND  PRINT OUT AND DISTRIBUTE THIS CALL TO ACTION! Read more

Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice

Nov 16, 2011 | By Jean Sammon

Over 1,000 students and teachers from Jesuit high schools and colleges came together in Washington DC last weekend for the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice.

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Blog: The Ignatian Family and NETWORK

Nov 16, 2011 | By Jean Sammon

November 16 marks the 22nd anniversary of the 6 Jesuits and two women martyrs at the UCA in El Salvador. Remembering these men and women - who would certainly have been a powerful force in the 99% - over 1,000 students and teachers from Jesuit high schools and colleges came together in Washington DC last weekend for the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice. Read more

Civic responsibility

Nov 07, 2011 | By Eric Gibble

Tuesday Nov. 8, polls will open for special elections in the United States Congress as well as local elections. While it is imperative to vote, it is equally as imperative to be cognizant of our other civic responsibilities.

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Wealth, Inequality & the Great Recession - Did we Learn our History Lesson?

Nov 07, 2011 | By George Vlasits

“In the long run,” as Theodore Roosevelt told his fellow Americans back in 1912, “this country will not be a good place for any of us to live unless it is a reasonably good place for all of us to live in.”

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