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Visa denials impact Scattergood Friends School
Scattergood Friends School has a long history of welcoming international visitors, most notably serving as a hostel for refugees…
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Viral coming-out video raises LGBTQ issues at George Fox University
Reid Arthur, a senior theater major at George Fox University (GFU) in Newberg, Ore., was already out as gay…
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Charles Fillmore Peterson
Peterson—Charles Fillmore Peterson, 98, on March 12, 2019, gently, with family near, in his apartment at Pennswood Village in Newtown,…
Interrupting the Family Barbecue: In Search of the Planetary Health Diet
The urgency of transforming our systems for food production.
An American Casualty of U.S. Economic Sanctions on Iran
A Quaker activist learns first-hand about the medical costs of U.S. sanctions.
The Advantage of History: An Interview with Timothy Snyder
Friends Journal interviews the author of the best-selling book on resisting the rise of American authoritarianism.
Christina May Lahmer Taran
Taran—Christina May Lahmer Taran, 96, on December 3, 2016, in Edmonds, Wash. A twin, Christina was born on January 26,…
Forum, March 2017
Letters from our readers. Discussions on peak experiences, picking business partners, beliefs and practices of Friends, teaching in non-Quaker schools,…
Falling Through the Cracks: The Children of Calais
Across the Channel from one of the wealthiest countries in the world, approximately 10,000 men, women, and children lived in…
Mercedes Tharam Richards
Richards—Mercedes Tharam Richards, 60, on February 3, 2016, in Hershey, Pa. Mercedes was born on May 14, 1955, in Kingston,…
Viewpoint: Toward a Better Understanding
A reader suggests that even a simple tool such as Wikipedia can help us learn more about violent extremists.
Memories of My Father’s Memories
The humanity and inhumanity of the Manhattan Project.
Ralph G. Steinhardt
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