WNV Radio: A Dream Foreclosed — Waging Non Violence org

(WNV/Laura Gottesdiener) The first episode of WNV Radio, our new podcast, features an interview with WNV editor Laura Gottesdiener about her new book, A Dream Foreclosed: Black America and the Fight for a Place to Call Home, which comes out this week. Get a rundown of the latest on WNV and hear more about Laura’s…

Evangelical Church in Germany Council Chair challenges rich societies to rethink

Berlin (epd). The Chair of the Council of the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD), Nikolaus Schneider, has called for a change of attitude in rich societies so that disadvantaged persons can share in prosperity. He shares the view that new mission statements were needed for business, politics and individual lifestyles, Schneider said on Thursday in…

Sen. Bernie Sanders: The American People Are Angry – Common Dreams Org Video

“The American people are angry,” Sen. Bernie Sanders said in a major Senate floor speech today. They are angry that the middle class is collapsing because of the Wall Street-caused recession, they are angry that unemployment is sky high, that 50 million people lack health insurance, and that working families can’t afford college for their…

Präses Schneider Criticizes Economy’s One-sided Conception of Humanity – EKD Germany

Schwerte (epd). The chair of the Council of the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) Präses Nikolaus Schneider has called for greater social responsibility in economics. The economy provides unsatisfactory or even no answers to many questions, Schneider said on Thursday at the Villigst Protestant Study Center (Evangelisches Studienwerk)  in Schwerte.  The präses from the Rhineland…

Buffett: Tax Me and My Mega-Rich Friends – Common Dreams Org article

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett urged U.S. lawmakers Monday to raise taxes on wealthier Americans to cut Washington’s huge budget deficit, saying the move would not dampen investments or jobs. (Rick Wilking/Reuters)   In a New York Times opinion article, the chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway proposed a tax increase on Americans who make at least…