Miguel De La Torre

Miguel De La Torre

Miguel De La Torre is professor of social ethics and Latino/a studies at the Iliff School of Theology in Denver and an ordained Baptist minister.

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 18:50

Primum non nocere

“First do no harm,” a principle precept of medical ethics, hasn’t prevented medical experiments that exploit the poor.

Monday, 26 August 2013 17:33

Suffer little children

The number of poor children is on the rise, but “family values” politicians continue to advocate policies that benefit the “1 percent.”

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 17:32

Environmental racism afflicts US minorities

Persons of color much more likely to live in areas afflicted by pollution and other health hazards.

Tuesday, 30 July 2013 19:10

Doing the gospel

Justice begins with the plight of the poor, the oppressed, the marginalized, the outcast and the disenfranchised.

Monday, 01 July 2013 15:59

Say no to immigration bill

The Senate’s bipartisan immigration bill ensures that thousands will continue to die unnecessary deaths in America’s Southwest desert.

Monday, 17 June 2013 19:59

The illogical politics of abortion

Poor women are collateral damage in a war that anti-abortion activists launched against Planned Parenthood.

Friday, 07 June 2013 19:10

May God deny you peace

A charge delivered June 5 to the 2013 graduating class at Iliff School of Theology.

Monday, 03 June 2013 18:44

Shaming women into silence

The early church provided equality to women for church leadership, only to have -- within a short time -- the gospel message distorted to justify women’s subordination to men.

Monday, 20 May 2013 19:14

Evading their fair share

How some corporations and the rich use loop holes and other tricks to get out of their tax obligation to the nation.

Wednesday, 08 May 2013 17:08

Water, water everywhere

Our planet has a lot of water, about 370,000 gallons per person per year. While this may appear as good news, the gross mismanagement of water and the short-term profit-seeking goals of a few are jeopardizing our future.

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