In fact, Jesus’s advocacy for the “poor and the dispossessed,” as Aslan documents throughout “Zealot,” is, in my view, yet another driver of the conservative Christian push-back against “Zealot,” in addition to the well-known Islamophobia message machine of the right. The life and teachings of Jesus, understood in their historical context, are about feeding the …

Gingrich Calls Child Labor Laws ‘Stupid’, Wants To Replace Janitors With Poor Kids

Just when you thought the GOP candidates field reached its low-point, Gingrich calls to repeal child labor laws. Yes. CHILD labor laws. ‘Cause all those poor kids would be so much better off if they could work – in middle school. Why should poor kids be allowed to have childhoods? No, don’t invest in schools, …