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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

10.11. 2019 Posted By: Joanne Gallardo

Here are five things worth paying attention to this week. These are designed to expose you to a perspective you may not normally come across in your daily lives.  1. “Living Undocumented” This week Netflix released its new documentary series on living undocumented in the United States. The story line follows several folks’ journey with […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

9.27. 2019 Posted By: David and Leann Augsburger

This week we are talking most about denial, greed and selfishness in our American practice of the insanity of ignoring climate change and the tipping point of environmental disaster. 1. The Climate Action Summit at the United Nations. We are quoting Greta Thunberg, Swedish teenage environmental activist and world opinion change agent: “We are at […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

9.20. 2019 Posted By: Ben Tapper

Here are five things worth paying attention to this month. I recommend selecting one or two and jumping in over the next week. 1. Good White Racist will soon be a staple in racial equity work. This is an investment you definitely want to make. 2. Ever wonder how the United States became so segregated […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

9.13. 2019 Posted By: Joanne Gallardo

Here are five things worth paying attention to this week. These are designed to expose you to a perspective you may not normally come across in your daily lives.  1. Untouchable This is required watching for anyone who’s ever questioned the #MeToo movement. While difficult to watch, Untouchable serves as a career biography and an […]

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Q&A: The Amazon fires and how to respond as Anabaptists

8.30. 2019 Posted By: Sheldon C. Good

Sheldon C. Good, executive director of The Mennonite, Inc., interviewed Jerrell Ross Richer about the 2019 wildfires in the Amazon rainforest. This is an edited version of that interview. Jerrell Ross Richer is professor of economics at Goshen (Indiana) College and an international service worker for Mennonite Mission Network. Jerrell and his wife, Jane, spend […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

8.16. 2019 Posted By: Joanne Gallardo

Here are five things worth paying attention to this week. These are designed to expose you to a perspective you may not normally come across in your daily lives.  1. Death and dying A few weeks ago, I moved my dad, who was recently diagnosed with end-stage liver cancer, into my home. He spent two […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

8.9. 2019 Posted By: David and Leann Augsburger

Here are five things worth paying attention to this week. These are designed to expose you to a perspective you may not normally come across in your daily lives.  1. “Have we no decency?” The escalation of racialized rhetoric from the president of the United States has evoked responses from all sides of the political […]

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