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Food Justice

New Social Principle under The Natural World

United Methodist Church supports policies that ‘increase access to quality food, particularly for those with the fewest resources.’ read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on July 26, 2012

The Reluctance to Discuss Economic Justice

I have noticed in some of the discussions I have heard around General Conference these last few days that many progressives have become less and less comfortable with talking about economic justice. We talk generally about justice for the poor, but that is the extent of it much of the... read more »

Posted by Bill Mefford on April 30, 2012

A prayerful guide

Meditations & Devotions on the Millennium Development Goals

232-page book offers meditations, commentaries, devotions and prayers about the U.N. Millennium Development Goals. read more »

March 28, 2012

2012 legislative priorities

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) has set its 2012 legislative priorities for the 112th U.S. Congress. The priorities include several holdovers from 2011, including advocacy for immigration reform, a clean energy future and fully funding international family planning. The priorities support social... read more»

March 16, 2012

Students say keep fighting malaria

Imagine No Malaria College Connection brings 45 students from 15 schools to Capitol Hill

8 teams visit 17 senators, dozen representatives to stress this would be bad time to reduce funding for global health. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor,
on March 12, 2012

2012 legislative priorities

Overcoming human trafficking, eradicating poverty and malaria, protecting health for all on list

7 priorities have several holdovers from 2011, including advocacy for immigration reform, jobs crisis, fully funding international family planning, ensuring clean-energy future. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor,
on February 28, 2012

Ending U.S. hunger ‘doable’

Can be done in 5 years, says Bread for the World president

Hunger and poverty advocates must work with Almighty God to get serious about overcoming poverty, Beckmann declares. read more »

by Jessica Connor
on February 03, 2012

On how to build a more equitable world

‘If you want a formula from me, I would say first: Ensure there is gender equality.’

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by — Archbishop Desmond Tutu
on February 03, 2012

Haiti reconstruction

Advocacy week draws Haitians, NGOs, U.S. aid officials

On heels of 2-year commemoration of earthquake, briefings examine land and housing, cholera, women, accountability, U.S. policy toward poorest nation in Western Hemisphere. read more »

January 25, 2012

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