The Common Good

Friday Links Round Up: Mobilizing Hope. Gnomes. Afghanistan.

1100218-afghanistaHere's a little round up of links from around the Web you may have missed this week:

  • A (shockingly) short history of the greeting, 'hello.'
  • An interview with Adam Taylor, former senior policy director at Sojourners, about his book, Mobilizing Hope.
  • China. Iraq. Guatemala. See how Valentine's Day was celebrated (or protested) around the world.
  • A gnome moves to New York.
  • Nonviolent strategist Gene Sharp and his connection with the Egypt protests.
  • I've worked at Sojourners magazine for nearly three years now and I can say, hands down, this is our best issue yet. Check out the March 2011 issue on Afghanistan.
  • Join me in praying for Bahrain, and other nations protesting for freedom.

Have a lovely weekend.

Jeannie ChoiJeannie Choi is web editor at Sojourners.

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