What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week!


IMMIGRATION

From far and wide

I was an engineer in my country, but here in Calgary it’s different. I needed to start another thing. I volunteer with Calgary Outlink [a centre for gender and sexual diversity] and was previously volunteering with the Salvation Army. I am learning a little more English. I work in a grocery store, putting away the products on the shelves…Read Full Article

From UCOBSERVER


IMPORTANT QUESTIONS

Are raccoons “Urban anarchists” or “lovable rogues”?

Humans set the table for them; humans turned the city into a giant take-out container. In some ways they are a sign of failure, evidence that we are incapable of cleaning up after ourselves and unwilling to invest in keeping the city clean enough that they do not have such an urban banquet.…Read Full Article

From treehugger


ENVIRONMENT

Companies are turning ocean trash into running shoes and sunglasses

As recycling rates drop and ocean pollution worsens, many innovators are taking marine debris, a notoriously unrecyclable material, and turning it into useful items. They’re turning all types of marine plastic trash, from old fishing gear to bits of broken-down hard plastic called microplastic, into new products…Read Full Article

From grist


HOLLYWOOD

Patty Jenkins Responds to James Cameron’s ‘Wonder Woman’ Criticism

“James Cameron’s inability to understand what Wonder Woman is, or stands for, to women all over the world is unsurprising as, though he is a great filmmaker, he is not a woman,” [Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins] wrote [on Twitter], adding, “There is no right and wrong powerful kind of woman.”…Read Full Article

From New York Times


RELIGION

The ‘Alt-Right’ Has Created Alt-Christianity

When I was in Charlottesville as part of a clergy delegation to protest the Unite the Right rally, I got to look into the faces of “out” Nazis and white supremacists for the first time in my 61 years. And they looked scarily normal……Read Full Article

From Time


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Categories: environment, Hollywood, Immigration, Important Questions, Religion

Author:Wood Lake Publishing

At Wood Lake Publishing we are passionate about supporting and encouraging an emerging form of Christianity, which is rooted in ancient wisdom and attentive to the movement of spirit in our day. Visit us online at woodlakebooks.com

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