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Human Trafficking: We Cannot Keep Silent

A sober look at the modern day slavery that fuels our consumerism. Includes author video chat.

Jack Ciancio, is a member of Ararat (N.C.) Meeting, clerk of the Peace and Social Issues Committee of the North Carolina Yearly Meeting (FUM), Friends Committee on National Legislation General Committee member, president of Solutions4Peace Ministries (Solutions4peace.com), and a hospice volunteer andĀ bereavement counselor.

Posted in: Features, March 2015
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My Journey among Friends

I found the Religious Society of Friends when I was in middle school. An unpopular, misunderstood, ā€œsensitiveā€ child, I didnā€™t [ā€¦]

Kevin-Douglas G. Olive is a member of Baltimore (Md.) Meeting-Homewood, and attends Seton Hill Worship Group in Baltimore. A French teacher, he is a member of Friends General Conference's Advancement and Outreach Committee.

Posted in: Features
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U.S. Quakers: Hybrid Corn?

Years ago I heard our gifted Quaker economistā€philosopherā€poet Kenneth Boulding compare U.S. Quakers to hybrid corn. His interesting observation was [ā€¦]

William Edgerton is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting. Gratefully dedicated to the memory of Kenneth Boulding (1910-1993), Quaker economist, philosopher, poet, and spiritual leader.

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