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Below is a press release written and endorsed by the Occupy Philadelphia Interfaith Working Group. It calls for consideration of a 'third way' in ending the dispute between the city and Occupy...
Note: This guest blog post by Angelina Conti remembers another time when a nonviolent peace encampment was used as a tool for protest. by Angelina Conti When the Occupy Wall Street movement began in...
Note: This guest post by Paul Lacey reflects on the Occupy movement, its relationship to past movements, and the damage done by Wall Street.  - Lucy The Wall Street bailouts remind me of the...
Note: Here is a guest blog post by Cara Curtis, on the living experiment that is the Occupy Together movement.  - Lucy My hope for the Occupy movement is that we continue to live humanly. ...
Note: George Lakey wrote this guest post days before Occupy Wall Street began. When I asked him for a submission, he offered this as it has something to say about the potential of the movement....
by Noah Baker Merrill To prophesy is not to predict, but to seize upon reality in its moment of highest expectation and tension toward the new.- Thomas Merton, Raids on the Unspeakable Dear...
"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...
Regularly I will be posting a query to invite dialogue on a topic of interest to Friends. Please respond as you are led. You can sign up to see replies to the thread of comments...
I used to teach second grade at an inner city elementary school in Vallejo, California. I was teaching there when the riots occurred in Los Angeles in response to the initial verdict acquitting four...
I was at the FGC offices in Philadelphia when the Twin Towers were hit.  We watched together as the first tower burned, believing that it was some kind of freak accident. When the second plane...
There’s an old Quaker joke: a first time visitor comes to meeting for worship and arrives just after the close of meeting.  The visitor asks, “So, when does the service begin?” The meeting...