Tag Archives: Quaker

Into the Public Square

I’ve been writing about the new Poor People’s Campaign. It is discouraging that more people haven’t been attending these public events, at least here in Des Moines. A couple of years ago I wrote a series of articles about getting into … Continue reading

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A Plea for Us All

As I wrote yesterday, capitalism is killing Mother Earth, and us.  Capitalocene indicates how capitalism, driven by fossil fuels, wantonly destroys nature and oppresses millions to achieve material production and wealth. The story in today’s New York Times contains graphics … Continue reading

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All That We Are Is Story

ALL THAT WE ARE IS STORY. From the moment we are born to the time we continue on our spirit journey, we are involved in the creation of the story of our time here. It is what we arrive with. … Continue reading

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We are all Indigenous

“Indigenous peoples, also known as first peoples, aboriginal peoples, native peoples, or autochthonous peoples, are ethnic groups who are descended from and identify with the original inhabitants of a given region, in contrast to groups that have settled, occupied or … Continue reading

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This Is What Democracy Looks Like

From all that I have been reading online, I imagine this will be an unpopular post. A chant we often use during street marches and protests is “this is what democracy looks like.” Tuesday’s election is also what democracy looks … Continue reading

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A little over a year ago I began writing on this blog.   That was mainly in response to complaints that I was sending too much email, and I was. Around this same time I was introduced (via email) to Derek Glass, … Continue reading

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