How should we respond to crisis?

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A Small, Good Thing

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Raymond Carver was an American short story writer and poet in the late 20th century whose famous works include “Cathedral” and “What We Talk About When We Talk About Love,”…

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The Limits of Charity

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David Hilfiker presents us with a candid article published in 2000 that is essential reading for those who work for or with the poor. As a medical doctor and founder…

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Measuring the Jump

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Dave Eggers rocketed to fame with his memoir, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius (2000). He also founded the literary journal, McSweeny’s, noted for its dry humor, cleverness, and Generation…

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Letter from Birmingham Jail

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Martin Luther King, Jr. was the leader of the American civil rights movement as well as a world-renowned figure in the modern history of non-violent resistance. Assassinated in 1968, he…