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Let's Go Beyond Consumerism, Citizenship, and Individualism
Originally Posted: 11/05/2013 - 3:08pm | Type: Blog

Deeper than individual rights and responsibilities, we are called to surrender our prerogatives and take on the burdens of others — not because we have to, but out of love. Over t ...

Using Spending Power for Good: A Conversation With Nathan George of Trade As One
Originally Posted: 03/12/2013 - 2:19pm | Type: Blog

At the Justice Conference last weekend I had the opportunity to sit down with Nathan George, founder of Trade As One, and ask him about buying fair trade and his company's awesome — and newly launched — f ...

Living with Big Pharma
Originally Posted: 02/13/2013 - 9:54am | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. You should expect some side effects. AS WE MOVE along in 2013, more initiatives will be coming ...

A Search for Self in a Season of Stuff
Originally Posted: 11/09/2012 - 12:02pm | Type: Blog

While November and December are supposed to center on celebrations of Thanksgiving, Advent, and Christmas, the emphasis has shifted with each passing year toward a collective carnival of capitalism, or in othe ...

Customer Service 101
Originally Posted: 02/15/2012 - 10:09am | Type: Blog

Like it or not, customers arrive with certain expectations. Ignore them at your peril. ... People tend to be good judges of what matters to them. Here's a parable on clueless ...