A record number of Americans are poor. And by any measure, the poverty rate is rising.
Church leaders can appreciate the challenges that St. Paul's has faced. Yet there is something profoundly right about a moral protest in a cathedral courtyard.
Over 20 years, the CEO pay multiple went up 1,000 percent. Former bank CEO William J. McDonough calls this "grotesquely immoral."
The protesters sleeping in the cold do not claim that 99 percent of Americans agree with them. Their point is that the top 1 percent plays by different rules.
Social ethicist Gary Dorrien talked to Century executive editor David Heim after writing his cover story on "the case against Wall Street."
This video started making the rounds last week, presenting a clever idea for communicating with the big banks at their expense.
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly's latest stories include an overview of the religious presence at the Occupy Wall Street protests at Zuccotti Park in New York.