Tag Archives: economic justice

White: Pride and Superiority

Some of us who enjoy certain cultural and economic privileges may at times be tempted to think we are better than those who do not enjoy such status. And we may be tempted to use these privileges to benefit ourselves, … Continue reading

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Where is the Angry Prophet?

This is the second article submitted by Dr. Suranjeen Prasad Pallipamula, an Adventist physician in Ranchi, Jharkhand, India. This health worker was distraught. She wanted us to come to her village and do something about a severely malnourished orphan child. … Continue reading

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Articles from the FB Group

Here are articles that members of the A2FB Group have shared recently. Some are written by Adventists, some by others: Adventists Speak Up on Global Poverty (Nathan Brown, Record, Sept 2012) In what has become an annual advocacy event, the … Continue reading

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Divesting from Wells Fargo

Fellow active Adventists, After months of clergy organizing through sfop(.org), two days ago something powerful and beautiful happened in downtown SF: http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news%2Flocal%2Fsan_francisco&id=8553886&rss=rss-kgo-article-8553886 http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2012/02/22/clergy-members-ask-wells-fargo-to-repent-during-sf-foreclosure-protest/#comments http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/blog/2012/02/wells-fargo-foreclosures-clergy-protest.html?s=image_gallery http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_20019502 http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=%2Fbaycitynews%2Froundup.DTL&ao=all After a multi-billion dollar taxpayer bailout, Wells Fargo continues to divest from the community–refusing … Continue reading

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SDA Potpourri

Faith in the Public Sector? Young Adventist Professionals Speak Out (NARLA) Valley View University’s green campus (ANN, 24 Feb 2012) Dangerous Redefinition: Candidates Recast Role of Religion in American Life (Jason Hines, Religious Liberty.TV, 24 Feb 2012) When Women Break … Continue reading

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Haiti’s Clean Cook Stove Project and Safety Initiative

Dr. Marciana Popescu (a former professor of mine) will be soon be in Haiti to work on “a number of initiatives in partnership with The Haiti Initiative, Social Tap Inc. A group of 18 students will join [her] on this … Continue reading

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SDA Potpourri

Here is a bit of reading for your Sabbath: One in Christ – Petition Virginia Seventh-day Adventists Reach Across Globe to Help Kenya’s Children (Rebecca Jackson, Adv Review) College Remembers Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy (Giovanni Hashimoto, PUC, 13 Jan … Continue reading

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Economic Justice

Bryan Bissell shares these thoughts and resources: Most people know intuitively that large income gaps are very harmful to everyone. This is explicitly what the Bible’s Jubilee economic principles were designed to prevent. Now we have conclusive evidence that proves … Continue reading

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PICO and Economic Reform

Shared by Ryan Bell, who is participating in the meetings: Clergy gather in New Orleans to craft a populist message to aim at politicians (Bruce Nolan, Times-Picayune, 17 Nov 2011) More than 500 clergy from dozens of denominations are in … Continue reading

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SDA Round-up

1) Jamaican Adventists march in support of Enditnow (Nigel Coke, ANN, 3 Nov 2011) Hundreds of Jamaican Seventh-day Adventists marched last week against violence toward women and children in Ocho Rios. They came out in support of Enditnow, a global … Continue reading

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