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The Religious Left is Struggling. Can the Cause of Economic Justice Help it Rise Again?

posted on April 24, 2014

Michelle Boorstein of The Washington Post discusses a recent report released by the Brookings Institution analyzing the progressive left. It said, “[T]here’s a strong case that the current moment looks far more like the era leading up to civil rights activism than to the period that ushered in the religious right. Just as the civil rights movement spoke to a widespread desire in the nation to perfect the post-war social contract to include African-Americans, so do new social movements on behalf of greater equality and mobility speak to a broadly felt need for a new social contract … Economic justice may prove to be the fertile ground of this era.”

Read at The Washington Post