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Economics by Innuendo and Error

David Morse’s “A Quaker Response to Economic Globalization” (FJ May) exhibits many errors in economics. He is correct to sympathize […]

Jack Powelson is professor of Economics, emeritus, at University of Colorado. He has written extensively on issues of poverty and economic development. He is a member of Boulder (Colo.) Meeting, and he edits The Quaker Economist (http://qlc.quaker.org).


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Milestones February 2015

Births, deaths, and marriages among Friends. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this […]

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Nairobi: Impressions of a Newcomer

Only hours after my arrival in Nairobi for the first time, in 2005, I was taken to Mathari slum, its […]

David Morse is a member of Storrs (Conn.) Meeting. He recently traveled to South Sudan with support from his monthly meeting and from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and the Nation Institute for Investigative Journalism. His website http://www.david-morse.com offers resources on Darfur.


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Connecting with Darfur

People often hear of the troubles besetting the population of Darfur, in western Sudan, but feel no personal connection. Compound […]

David Morse, a member of Storrs (Conn.) Meeting, traveled to South Sudan in 2005 with support from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. He is currently writing a book about Darfur. He can be reached at his website, http://www.david-morse.com.


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A Quaker Response to Economic Globalization

We must identify the seeds of violence that are scattered in the wake of U.S.-style hypercapitalism when it is forced […]

David Morse is a member of Storrs (Conn.) Meeting, a novelist, and author of pamphlets on John Woolman and the global economy published by Pendle Hill (#356) and by New England Yearly Meeting's Committee on Prejudice and Poverty. He can be reached at his website, http://www.david-morse.com.


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Testimony in Iraq

Iraqi children are dying in appalling numbers, as most Friends know. The U.S. bombing of “infrastructure” targets during the Gulf […]

David Morse is a member of Storrs (Conn.) Meeting. He is the author of a novel, The Iron Bridge, and most recently a pamphlet entitled Testimony: John Woolman and the Global Economy. David Morse can be contacted at his website


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Art by Alla Podolsky.

The Gluten‐Free Pizza Bully

A Friend averts a street brawl.

David Morse is a member of Storrs (Conn.) Meeting, an environmental and human rights activist and author of The Iron Bridge, a novel about eighteenth-century Quaker iron masters. A chapbook of his poems, many involving Quaker themes, was published recently in a volume entitled Embark.


Posted in: December 2012: Hospitality, Features
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How Quakers Can Support the Troops?

Shortly after submitting this article to Friends Journal, about soldiers resisting deployment, I was stunned by the news from Ft. […]

David Morse is a member of Storrs (Conn.) Meeting. He divides his time between writing and activism; see http://www.david-morse.com.


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Books: April 2014

This month’s reviews include The Essential Elias Hicks, The Oxford Handbook of Quaker Studies, and A Guidebook to Prayer.

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A Challenge to Friends

Susan Corson‐Finnerty is away, which gives me the welcome task of preparing this column. For us at Friends Journal, November […]


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