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Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the Environment

By Wenonah Hauter. The New Press, 2016. 276 pages. $27.95/hardcover. Food & Water Watch is a national organization with state […]

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Quaker Works October 2016

A semiannual feature highlighting the recent works of Quaker organizations.

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Quaker Works April 2016

Recent work by Quaker organizations.

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Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret and Cowed: The Hidden Impact of 93 Million Cows

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret Produced by Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn. A.U.M. Films and First Spark Media, 2014. 91 minutes. […]

A member of Herndon (Va.) Meeting and Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Working Group on Right Relationship with Animals, Margaret Fisher has been visiting other meetings to discuss the spiritual aspects of vegetarianism.

Posted in: October 2015 Books, October 2015: Faithful Living, Quaker Book Reviews
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Rachel Carson and Her Sisters: Extraordinary Women Who Have Shaped America’s Environment

By Robert K. Musil. Rutgers University Press, 2014. 328 pages. $26.95/hardcover; $23.95/paperback; $15.98/eBook. Silent Spring author Rachel Carson is credited […]

Gwen Gosney Erickson is the Friends Historical Collection librarian and archivist at Guilford College and a member of Friendship Meeting in Greensboro, N.C.

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2015 Books, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning, Uncategorized
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April News 2012

FWCC General Secretary nomination Gretchen Castle of Philadelphia nominated to serve as FWCC General Secretary. The Central Executive Committee of Friends […]

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Extracting Truth from Power: A Tale of Two Quaker Ladies

In March, 1979, Beverly Hess of Lancaster (Pa.) Meeting, along with her husband Dick, was preparing to head to Philadelphia […]

Robert Neuhauser is a member of Lancaster (Pa.) Meeting.

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Nuclear Power: How Do We Decide What is True?

In Friends Journal of August 2011, Karen Street provided us a needed reminder of the human cost of the continuing […]

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The Machine in the Garden

On Mothers Day this spring, a small group of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Quakers visited Wellsboro Monthly Meeting in Tioga County […]

Robert Lowing is a member of Lancaster (Pa.) Friends Meeting. He is a retired art professor from Millersville University, where he taught photography for 33 years. He and his wife, Cynthia, have heated their homes with wood, coal, oil, and now, gas, throughout their lifetime.

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Quaker Earthcare Witness: Minute on Nuclear Fission in Light of the Disaster in Japan

We are horrified and saddened by the staggering physical, human, and environmental damage that has been suffered by Japan following […]

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