The Common Good

Micah Bales

Micah Bales is a founding member of Friends of Jesus, a new Quaker Christian community, and has been an organizer with Occupy Our Homes DC. A communications and web strategist by trade, he is employed by Friends United Meeting - an international Quaker denominational body. He is a proud resident of Washington, D.C.'s Ward 7.

Blog Posts by Micah Bales

Posted by Micah Bales 28 weeks 2 days ago
A couple years ago, a survey found that one in five Americans don’t identify with any religion. For Americans under 30, the number was far higher – more like one third. This report is being cited...
Posted by Micah Bales 30 weeks 21 hours ago
Tuesday was a big day here in Washington, D.C. The president of the United States addressed both houses of Congress and the Supreme Court, laying out his State of the Union. In this annual...
Posted by Micah Bales 42 weeks 2 days ago
This morning at breakfast, I was reading an article in the newspaper about how the Affordable Care Act is negatively affecting some individuals — especially those who buy their own...
Posted by Micah Bales 43 weeks 1 day ago
For most of human history, religious faith has been central to the life, economy, and government of virtually all societies. Babylon, Egypt, China, Greece, and Rome: all of these empires explicitly...
Posted by Micah Bales 1 year 17 weeks ago
What comes into your mind when you hear the word apocalypse? Most of us think of us think of the total destruction of the world, or at least life as we know it. Think zombies roaming the streets...