An Injury to All

By Reverend Peder Johanson Bethlehem Lutheran Church, ELCA – Brodhead Rev. Johanson spoke at the Expose Walmart event in Madison in May 2017. The following is the text of his remarks. An injury to one is an injury to all. Not only is that a battle cry for this movement…

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How We Talk About Wages – It Matters

ICWJ Executive Director Becky Schigiel wrote this message in response to a Wisconsins State Journal editorial on livable wages. We need to talk – about how we talk about wages. I don’t fault the State Journal for calling out the co-op on walking its talk in your editorial on “Co-op…

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A Reflection on Lent and Biblical Justice

by Mary Kay Glazer As I write this, we are already one week into the Christian liturgical season of Lent, forty days of entering with Christ into the suffering of the world. One of the ways that I do that is to reflect on and pray about the ways that…

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We Commit to Solidarity

Becky Schigiel, ICWJ’s executive director, spoke at the Faith-Labor Breakfast, Feb. 13, 2017, her first day on the job. We know that Solidarity is not an event.  It is not something that we do once, and then go back to our individual lives unchanged. Solidarity is an ongoing relationship, a…

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