economy

economy

July 28, 2011

Debra Dean Murphy recalls a New Testament story of Jesus and questions whether we in the U.S. have given appropriate attention to the vulnerable poor.

July 16, 2011

Try your hand at this game from the Public Insight Network. Designed to engage the American public in a conversation about the tough decisions necessary. How would you raise or lower taxes, cut Medicare benefits, maintain military spending or farm subsidies and balance the budget with a moral/ethical lens in mind?

March 11, 2009

A poet reflects on the choices her family has made to live a simpler life in NYC.

March 08, 2009

The former first lady talks about the responsibility of being raised in a privileged society.

February 28, 2009

A provocative post about the nature of development.

February 26, 2009

The vulnerability of revisiting this conversation reminds Krista to embrace "dark times as expressions of human vitality."

February 25, 2009

We’ve been talking a lot more about poetry here lately, thanks to the recently increased involvement of Larissa, APM’s Poetry Producer. I have to say, I can’t complain about the fact that I now have poetry arriving in my inbox on a fairly regular basis.

Illustrated portrait of John KeatsThinking more about poetry has reminded me of a message we received from a listener when we rebroadcasted “A History of Doubt” in January. In the message she mentioned, “As a poet, I’ve long embraced doubt, which Keats conceptualized and praised as Negative Capability.”

February 25, 2009

An essay on frugality's new trendiness and old roots in Christian teaching.

February 04, 2009

A Buddhist teacher provides methods for coping with uncertainty, and our senior editor finds community and respite in music.

January 01, 2009

A search for stories about the relationship between children and grandparents revealed words of wisdom for current economic times.

December 20, 2008

Claiborne looks to the words of Jesus as an opportunity to hear them anew.

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December 14, 2008

Jessica Sundheim tells a lovely story of transformation and faith during tough times.

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