MEA: too little, too late on climate change?

Jul 29, 2020 by

As recent alumni of Goshen College who were involved in fossil fuel divestment conversations during our college years, we would like to share a response to Mennonite Education Agency’s announcement regarding...

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Climate change our defining challenge

Sep 23, 2019 by , and

As youth marched in the climate strike last week and United Nations leaders discuss climate change at their summit in New York, the climate crisis is already here. Storms are becoming more powerful, and...

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Swallowed by the sea

Dec 3, 2018 by

During his opening address at the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in September, Tuvalu Prime Minister Enele Sosene Sopoanga implored U.N. member states to hold each other accountable for...

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Watson: Drive it yourself

Oct 9, 2017 by

It’s time to talk about self-driving cars. Many technological innovations — Amazon Echo, an iPhone without headphone port, the social media app Sarahah — catch us by surprise. But self-driving cars have...

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Uncomfortable conversations

May 12, 2015 by

I do not go looking for challenging conversations. But I don’t run from them when they find me. I have come to realize that discomfort is an indispensable element of growth. We generally realize that...

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Challenged on energy and consumer choice

Jun 18, 2014 by

I need help sorting out my feelings. Desmond Tutu’s visit to our Canadian oil sands on May 31 has created an emotional storm within me. His assessment of Canada’s energy oil sector is disturbing,...

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