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What We Read This Week


Here’s what caught our eye this week! CURRENT EVENTS What Medals Should the London 2012 Olympics Get for Sustainability?  No one can deny that the London 2012 Olympic Games were a brilliant success. The athletes were magnificent, the crowds were enthusiastic, the trains ran on time and the place looked great. London’s claim to fame […]

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Food Security and Sustainability


by Ross Smillie Last week, I went to a local meeting on Food Security. The meeting was a gathering of diverse people: farmers, restaurateurs, retailers, and community leaders. We ate a wonderful lunch prepared by a local restaurant which emphasizes locally grown food, and we talked about how we might contribute to greater food security […]

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What We Read This Week


Here’s what caught our eye this week! POVERTY Clean Water Is Just the Start Over 4,000 children lose their lives daily due to drinking unsafe water, exposure to poor sanitation, and hygiene-related diseases (referred to as WASH conditions)… Read full article From Christian Today ECONOMY Occupy’s Front Line Moves to the Front Lawn From closing […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! WORLD My Take: If Rwandans Can Forgive Killings, We Can Forgive the Waitress Would you forgive the bully that tripped you in 3rd grade? What about the terrible service from that lazy waitress? Or the guy who […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! PEOPLE An ‘All-or-Nothing Guy’ The United Church’s leading voice on evolutionary Christianity, Rev. Bruce Sanguin brings an athlete’s intensity to his spiritual questing… Read full article From The United Church Observer PEOPLE Interview With Mary Hynes The […]

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