2011

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Theo Sitther writes for Third Way Cafe of the revolutions around the world and the connections to the Christmas story. In this season of Advent, the words of Mary bring hope. Christ enters our broken world, uplifts the lowly, and feeds the hungry. Christ’s birth brings hope of newness and renewal. Was this a year…

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Diego Luna, a Mexican film star, calls for action to stop the flow of weapons from the United States to Mexico. Sign a petition to President Obama calling on him to take action to the stop gun smuggling to Mexico.

In early December, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change met for the 17th time in Durban, South Africa to discuss the international community’s response to climate change. Though the governments agreed to continue working on a comprehensive treaty, this agreement falls short of providing climate justice to the most vulnerable. The World Council…

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Earlier this year ten young adults from the Americas (Canada, US, Mexico, Colombia, and Peru) and two coordinators began a two-year Mennonite Central Committee term in Colombia to reflect, serve and advocate alongside Colombian communities.  “Participants of the program come together for two years to reflect on the issues that maintain barriers – from economics,…

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