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Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good
By Chuck Collins. Chelsea Green Publishing, 2016. 267 pages. $17.95/paperback or eBook. Once, when two Friends from Kenya were visiting, […]
Mary Gilbert is a member of Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.), and has been active on monthly and yearly meeting committees, and on the steering committee of Quaker Earthcare Witness. Mary is married to David White, has a son, a daughter-in-law, and a grandson. Mary will sing at the drop of a hat.
Posted in: August 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, The Art of Dying
My friend Michael popped into my office. When he told me he couldn’t make it to Nicaragua this year for […]
Herb Haigh, a member of St. Petersburg (Fla.) Meeting, is president of Ameri-Plus Select Services, a Medicare Select hospital network. He and his wife, Pam, are available to talk about the work of ProNica to monthly meetings and other interested groups; contact through http://www.pronica.org.
Posted in: Features
Friends have been concerned about the exploitation and dehumanization of workers for many years, most notably in our opposition to […]
Danielle Short is a member of Mountain View Meeting in Denver, Colo. She is the human rights program director at the Colorado office of American Friends Service Committee, where she has done community organizing with Latino/Latina immigrants and citizen supporters of immigrant rights. She is currently coordinating the production of a DVD faith curriculum on immigration, a joint project with the Colorado Council of Churches, Iliff School of Theology, the Bell Policy Center, the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition, and AFSC. She is also in the process of co-founding an intentional community based on sustainability, shared spirituality, and social justice work.
Posted in: Features
To Imagine Change through Many Voices by Detmer Kremer
The Light Will Rip You Up by Caroline Morris
Genesis by John A. Minahan
Jesse Stuart’s The Thread That Runs So True by Robert Stephen Dicken