Tag Archives: economic justice

N.I.M.B.Y.

Backyard

It’s election season. Commercials. Mailers. Competing signs, facts and statistics. While all politics are supposedly local, the basic political landscape is fairly universal. Here in Marin County, California one of the main issues in next week’s primary race for County … Continue reading

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Trickle-Up Economics

Sprinkler

As we await the winter rains here in Northern California, I’ve been paying attention to the early morning chorus of sprinkler systems in our neighborhood. Like a carefully choreographed game of “whack-a-mole”, sprinkler heads peak above ground, disperse water and … Continue reading

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Musical Chairs

WaitingBench

Last week I attended a gathering of faith leaders who are seeking creative ways to promote economic justice. We did one exercise in which ten people sat in ten chairs, each person representing 10% of the U.S. population. Then we … Continue reading

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