Blog posts August 2020

Women Defenders of the Amazon

I am an advocate for native people far from the U.S.

In April, the Ecuadorian Amazon region was hit by one of the worst oil spills they had recently experienced. Over 120,000 Ecuadorians found their rivers running thick with oil. The rivers, now polluted, are their only source of food and water.…

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Calling on Congress

On August 3rd, I listened to the Poor People's Campaign appeal to contact Senate Majority leader, Mitch McConnell, to challenge him to stop holding up bills so needed by the American people. Among them was a bill addressing voter rights (which amounts to voter suppression) which he has sidelined for…

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Poor People's Campaign

I offer the following information as an entry way into understanding the connections between social morality, social justice, and politically-based financial decisions. 

S. Jean Schafer  


“The Poor People's Campaign, or Poor People's March on Washington, was a 1968 e…

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