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Category: Issues of concern to me

A New Year

I always get self-reflective at New Year’s (even more so now that NYE is my wedding anniversary – yesterday was our 2nd anniversary!), thinking about the previous year and years. This year was a little different though, mostly because I had spent my last semester of seminary doing that through some of the writing assignments […]

Beware Mennonite Investors — MMA Praxis Mutual Funds invests in evil: Fox News, payday lenders, private prisons, and more

I currently have a very small amount of investments with the MMA Praxis mutual funds, but I don’t think I will for much longer. For my non-Mennonite readers, I should say that MMA is rooted in the mutual aid tradition, the idea that members of the faith community should take care of each other. But […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: Cliff Cornell to face court-martial

From: GIRightsLawyer.com: WHO: PFC Cliff Cornell, a native of Mountain Home, Arkansas, who was recently deported from Canada after having fled there to avoid the illegal war in Iraq WHAT: The U.S. Army has prosecuted PFC Cornell under a General Court-Martial. A hearing will be held to accept PCF Cornell’s guilty plea and to argue […]

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