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Facing Fears of Shared Accountability Among Friends Today

In June 2005, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting met in called session to consider its response to Earth‐wide challenges of climate change. […]

Peter Blood-Patterson is a member of Middletown Meeting in Lima, Pa.

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There are alternatives to giving up meat

I feel the need to speak up in response to Gracia Fay Ellwood’s article “Are Animals Our Neighbors” (FJ April). […]

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Simplicity, Poverty, and Gender in the Indian State of Kerala

Puzzles fascinate me. When the Scientific American labeled Kerala a mystery inside an enigma, I was hooked. In this tiny […]

William M. Alexander retired in 1988 as emeritus professor of World Food Politics from California State Polytechnic University. He is a member of Redwood Forest Meeting in Santa Rosa, Calif.

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Meeting God Halfway

One Way to Engage in a Quaker Witness on Economic Justice and Ecological Concern I invite you to consider a […]

Gray Cox is a member of Acadia (Maine) Meeting. He is a founding member of the Quaker Institute for the Future, and he is the clerk for that institute's 2005 Summer Research Seminar on economics, ecology, and public policy.

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The Kingdom of the Committee and the Garbage Dump of God

For the last few years, Northern Yearly Meeting (FGC) and El Salvador Yearly Meeting (evangelical in character) have been building […]

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Focus on Our Future

If you’re like me, you’ve probably been thinking about environmental issues for a long time. Thirty years ago, I remember […]

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“Plan B”: The Rescue of a Planet and a Civilization

If it becomes clear that rising temperatures are shrinking harvests and driving up food prices, we will suddenly have a […]

Lester Brown is an environmental analyst and founder of Earth Policy Institute in Washington, D.C. Two recent books of his are Eco-Economy: Building an Economy for the Earth and Plan B: Rescuing a Planet under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble.

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Creating Policies that Promote a Healthy Global Society

As a legislative intern at Friends Committee on National Legislation working on legislative policies that address energy and the environment, […]

Marya Hillesland completed her second year as a legislative intern at Friends Committee on National Legislation in September and is now attending the School of International Studies at American University in Washington, D.C.

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Odyssey of a Quaker Earthcare Activist

During an adult forum after meeting for worship in 1970, I had a “conversion experience” that altered the course of […]

Louis Cox, a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting, is publications coordinator for Quaker Earthcare Witness and edits its newsletter and website, http://www.quakerearthcare.org.

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The Flowering of Quaker Earthcare Witness

Friends Committee on Unity with Nature (renamed Quaker Earthcare Witness in 2003), originated at the 1987 Friends General Conference (FGC) […]

Louis Cox, a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting, is publications coordinator for Quaker Earthcare Witness and edits its newsletter and website, http://www.quakerearthcare.org.

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