Monthly Archives: November 2015

Morgan Stanley stops financing coal

The Rainforest Action Network (RAN) announced today that Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo have taken steps to stop financing fossil fuel development. Recently we delivered a petition signed by over 11,000 people to the Indianapolis Morgan Stanley offices, asking them … Continue reading

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PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY

The queries we are considering at Bear Creek Friends meeting this month relate to personal responsibility. “Life is meant to be lived from a Center, a divine Center–a life of unhurried peace and power. It is serene. It takes not … Continue reading

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Chicago lack of leadership

It would be nice to be able to forget about racial killings on Thanksgiving Day, but as I learn more about my ignorance of the situation in Chicago, I am disturbed about what I wrote yesterday.  I still think the … Continue reading

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Chicago leadership

In anticipation of the court ordered release of the police video of the killing of another black man, this time Laquan McDonald, Chicago mayor Rahm Emmanuel and Chicago’s police chief stood with community leaders during a press conference to discuss … Continue reading

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Bear Creek Meeting

It was really great to be able to be at Bear Creek meeting yesterday for pre-meeting discussions and meeting for worship.  Attending were Russ, Jackie, Win, Jenny, Mark, Bob, Jon, Dad and I. During pre meeting I heard about what … Continue reading

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Moral Crisis

Culture wars and political rhetoric are poisoning our politics and how we treat each other.  A culture of economic, social and political privilege is ending and the privileged are frightened and unwilling to accept change. Our political leaders are betraying … Continue reading

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Morgan Stanley debriefing

Thanks to everyone who supported these actions, and who made calls to Morgan Stanley regarding their financing of fossil fuel development.  My Scattergood classmate, Wendy, helped spread the word via Facebook. Ted, who I work with in the Keystone Pledge … Continue reading

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Morgan Stanley day of action

Today is the national day of action against Morgan Stanley, with people all across the country calling their offices to try to get them to stop financing fossil fuel development, especially mountain top removal.  More information, including phone numbers for … Continue reading

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Climate Crisis

This video was produced at the Kheprw Institute (KI).  Erin Polley, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and Indiana Moral Mondays, and Shannon Anderson from Sustainable Indiana and Earth Charter Indiana discuss the urgency of addressing the climate crisis, including current … Continue reading

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Congressman Carson on refugees

Humane response from my Congressman:  

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