From National Catholic Reporter - Trump's trade war has not dented farmer support for him in Iowa, a stop for the 2018 Nuns on the Bus. Meanwhile, outside rural corners, issues like health care and tax cuts are factoring into Iowa's 1st District race.
Nuns on the Bus - After four weeks, 21 states and 54 events, the Nuns on the Bus finished their journey Nov. 2 with a "Fiesta for the Common Good" after a visit to Mar-a-Lago, President Donald Trump's private golf club and resort in Palm Beach, Florida. Ursuline Sr. Michele Morek, who joined the bus on its first and last legs, discusses her favorite parts of the trip and what she'll always remember from the road.
Tax Justice Truth Tour - In our town halls, we nuns on the bus gave the alarming news about the tax bill's effect on the national debt: $1.9 trillion. What does that really mean? The Network staff figured it up: If you spent $1 per second, it would take you about 60,300 years to spend $1.9 trillion.
Nuns on the Bus - As the bus swung through the Carolinas, the sisters met with community organizers doing their best to help men and women on the margins.
Nuns on the Bus Blog - Coming off a two-week break from the bus, I arrived pretty refreshed, but I was amazed to see Social Service Sr. Simone Campbell and her Network staff still cheerful and full of energy.
Nuns on the Bus Blog - With a birthday celebration along the way, the bus carries messages for representatives to New Hartford and Kingston, New York, and then meets with refugees and their First Friends in Kearny, New Jersey.
Nuns on the Bus Blog - Who benefits and who loses? Counting the effects of tax cuts at Nuns on the Bus stops in Beaver and Erie, Pennsylvania, and in Buffalo, New York.
Nuns on the Bus Blog - We met people at every stop who understand that we're all sisters and brothers and also act like it. What a blessing to be on a pilgrimage to these sacred communal spaces.
Nuns on the Bus Blog – In Indiana, Michigan and Ohio, Nuns on the Bus encounter people who work together in creative partnerships for the common good.
Nuns on the Bus Blog - "We may be a quiet bunch, but know that we're soaking it in." The Nuns on the Bus make their way across the Midwest and in the process meet only a cardboard cutout of an Iowa congressman.
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