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Friday Links Round Up: Giving Up on Washington. Afghanistan. Kimchi.

Giving up on Washington. Afghanistan. Kimchi. Here's a little round up of links from around the web you may have missed this week:
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Political Meltdown

It is very difficult to observe the current political landscape and not conclude that the process has seriously broken down.
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Proclaim Jubilee: Why I March for Economic Justice

It's been ten years since the prophetic call to Jubilee was made in 2000.
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Who's Holding Back U.S. Aid to Haiti?

On Friday, September 24, at 3 p.m. a violent and terrifying storm erupted over Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
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Grass-Roots Practitioners, in Their Own Words

From September 7 to 11, the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA) celebrated 20 years of restoring under-resourced communities.
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Interview: Jim Wallis Reaches Out to Glenn Beck Down Under

I'm impressed by several things. One being people who love well and whose presence disarms in such a way that others can be received as they are.
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Climate Refugees: A Cordial Introduction

[Editor's Note: On October 10 (10.10.10), 350.org is coordinating 2700 events in 150 countries to address the concerns of climate change together as a planet.
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Blogging Religion

As newspapers continue to shrink and reduce staff, too often the first to go are religion reporters.
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