September 2018 Newsletter and Calendar now available!

NEWSLETTER AND CALENDAR.  The September 2018 issue of Western Washington Fellowship of Reconciliation’s newsletter, Pacific Call, is now available:  pdf version, pdf calendar, web calendar, and individual articles

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* – A print version of the NEWSLETTER, as a pdf file, is now available to read online, download, or print:  go to http://www.wwfor.org/wp-content/uploads/PacificCall0918.pdf (see list of articles below)

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* – The newsletter’s 2 page print CALENDAR with events starting October is available as a pdf file to read online, download, or print:  go to http://www.wwfor.org/wp-content/uploads/WWFOR1018cal-2page.pdf

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* – An EXPANDED CALENDAR (4 pages) is also available at
http://www.wwfor.org/wp-content/uploads/WWFOR1018cal.pdf
Note that this calendar has earlier and later events than the 2-page version as well as more details and more events

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* – Our WEB CALENDAR is always available at http://www.wwfor.org/events/

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* – A list of ARTICLES on our website is always available at
http://www.wwfor.org/category/the-pacific-call/

ARTICLES IN THE SEPTEMBER 2018 PACIFIC CALL INCLUDE:

INFORMATION ABOUT Western Washington Fellowship of Reconciliation’s annual November 17, 2018 FALL RETREAT.  See http://www.wwfor.org/fall-retreat-2/

UN Report Says US is a “Shithole Country” Instead of corporate media basically ignoring the UN report, there should be screaming headlines.  …  By John M. Repp http://www.wwfor.org/un-report-says-us-shithole-country/

President Trump’s tariffs are not really the point.  China isn’t “cheating” on trade. They are playing a different game: advancing the interests of their nation, rather than global corporations. America’s new trade policies should advance the interests of our people.  …  By Stan Sorscher.  http://www.wwfor.org/president-trumps-tariffs-not-really-point/

Larry Kerschner letter to the editor of 6/20/18.  The Trump Administration’s ripping children from their parents is a heartless method of blackmail to gain leverage against immigrants who come to the US for asylum.  Trump makes this plain in his statement of “No Wall – No Children”  …  http://www.wwfor.org/larry-kerschner-letter-editor-62018/

The Myth about Hiroshima.  … The dropping of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945 and on Nagasaki on August 9, 1945 did not force the Japanese to surrender. This myth was created … By John M. Repp.  http://www.wwfor.org/the-myth-about-hiroshima/

New Clear News.  A special newspaper, full of good news such as “For Boeing, no more nukes”  Unfortunately, this is satire, not reality.  Link to http://www.wwfor.org/wp-content/uploads/banthebomb-edited7-27-18-3.pdf (online version of newsletter only)

The things going on in Gaza are really bothering me.  An Opinion.  Jewish people should understand better than many of us about people losing their land or being without the necessities of life because they have gone through similar circumstances.  By Carl Nakajima.  http://www.wwfor.org/things-going-gaza-really-bothering-opinion/

A book review of Wilkinson, R. and K. Pickett (2018). Inner Level: how more equal societies reduce stress, restore sanity and improve everybody’s wellbeing. London, Allen Lane.  By Stephen Bezruchka MD, MPH.  http://www.wwfor.org/book-review-inner-level-wilkinson-pickett/

The latest letter to the editor: on corruption.  by Larry Kerschner.  A recent Kaiser tracking poll found that voters view “corruption in Washington” as the “most important issue” in the upcoming midterm election, with 30 percent putting it at the top of their list. Health care came in second at 27 percent, and the economy/jobs took third at 25 percent.  …  http://www.wwfor.org/latest-letter-editor-corruption/ (online version of newsletter only)

 

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