Kyle T. Kramer recounts his recent trip to Eastern Kentucky where he witnessed the horrors of mountaintop removal, an injustice that he describes as almost Biblical in scope. In addition to destroying the natural landscape, MTR creates nearly unlivable conditions for the families who live in the vicinity. Kramer explains why all people of faith have a special calling to work against MTR and reduce the energy consumption that feeds the growth of the coal industry.
Archive for September 24th 2010
Eboo Patel, the co-founder of the Interfaith Youth Core, talks with Kerry Weber about his campaign to foster interfaith dialogue among young people, and why Catholic campuses are uniquely suited to host these conversations. Patel also discusses how he was inspired by Dorothy Day and other Catholic figures. In part 2 of his interview, Eboo Patel assails the anti-Islamic prejudice at the heart of the simmering controversy surrounding the so-called "Ground Zero" mosque.