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By Lucy Duncan
Published: October 14, 2011

"Let the tension between reality and possibility break [our] collective heart open to justice, truth, and love."    - Parker Palmer

Last summer, I took a Quakers and Social Class workshop from George Lakey at the Friends General Conference (FGC) Gathering.  We talked about our own experiences of social class.  He also had the participants face and reflect on the inequities of social class in US society, and envision alternatives and how they might come about. George shared his knowledge of Norway and their decision to throw the robber barons out and...