Economic Justice

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January 25, 2005

 

CRUCIAL MOMENT FOR DEBT RELIEF! Make Your Voice HeardWhen the leaders of the world’s richest countries (the G-7) met last year, they considered a proposal to provide 100% cancellation of multilateral debt for impoverished nations. Though they failed to take action, the heads-of-state...

January 25, 2005

"The federal budget is ... a moral document," said Presiding Bishop Frank T. Griswold to an audience at the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C., on January 25. Anticipating President Bush's 2006 budget, scheduled to be presented to Congress, Griswold told the gathering that "...

August 30, 2004

Honoring Labor Day with Action

America celebrates Labor Day this year on September 6, 2004. In honor of Labor Day 2004, we urge you to honor this national holiday with ACTION that will help workers! Congress returns September 8 for what may be the final session of the 108th Congress....

August 30, 2004

September 1st –Call-in Day for International Debt Relief When the leaders of the nation’s richest countries met earlier this year in Sea Island Georgia, they considered a proposal to provide 100% cancellation of multilateral debt for impoverished nations. Though they failed to take action...

August 16, 2004

I used the parable of the rich man who had many crops and built larger barns to store them (Luke 12:13-21). For my version, I had an acolyte bring out large trash bags of "stuff" I'd brought from home: stuffed animals, books, food, soap, toothpaste, plates, cups, bowls, silverware, towels, a...

May 31, 2004

ACROSS THE STREET from the Burger King, the scene changes quickly. On the Arizona side, American prosperity reigns. In just a short walk, however, a far different world and way of life emerge.

Nogales, Ariz., on the Mexican border about 65 miles south of Tucson, bristles with sensors,...

March 31, 2004

FOR THE PAST 16 years, Dan Matthews, as rector of Trinity Church, Wall Street, has enjoyed a view of American capitalism few Episcopal priests can claim. He sees in it reason to be both proud and wary.

With the titans of American commerce, Matthews shares the confidence that American...

March 31, 2004

ARTHUR ANDERSEN. ENRON. Halliburton. Kmart. Tyco. WorldCom. Xerox. Once-respected household names synonymous with business acumen and success, in recent years these companies have grabbed headlines for darker reasons: accusations of deceptive and illegal business practices, insider trading …...

September 24, 2003

The 74th General Convention of our Church, acknowledging the urgency of protecting and enhancing the civil and economic rights of immigrants, called us to "encourage support of the Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride by educating its members to the importance of immigration law reform, organizing...

August 1, 2003

From his sobering opening reference to the day just ended in Accra, Ghana – “a day with many acts of beauty, of mercy” but also full of death – to his concluding challenge, Jeffrey Sachs engaged his audience in a vision of hope, one that requires accepting responsibility for a whole world....

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