Mary Ann McGivern, a Sister of Loretto, works with people who have felony convictions and advocates for criminal justice. She lived at a Catholic Worker house for 28 years. She has been a public radio commentator and written plays and a cookbook. She lives in St. Louis.

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Standing with prisoners who cry out for justice

NCR Today: I wrote last week about prisoners’ three-week strike for just treatment. So did Clare Coffey. The strike officially ended Sept. 9, but punishment of the strikers continues.

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Listen to prisoners striking for justice

NCR Today: Prisoners across the U.S. are striking in an ongoing, national call for reform of the conditions that they endure during incarceration.

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How we missed the opportunity to save the planet

NCR Today: The recent New York Times Magazine article on "Losing Earth" to climate change is a gripping, discouraging account of our human failure.

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Responsible investing: small acts for good do accumulate

NCR Today: A request from the African Activist Archive Project brought me back to days of anti-apartheid actions with the Sisters of Loretto in St. Louis.

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