US Must Boost Aid to Poor

by Nathaniel Batchelder The Sunday Oklahoman, 7/3/05 Representatives of the G-8 nations – developed countries in a position to radically alter world poverty – will meet in Scotland this week to discuss collaboration on global issues. They have a chance to implement simple and cost-effective policies that will save millions of lives, restore hope to … Read more…

Seeds of Hope: Ending Hunger & Poverty IS Possible

“This IS a world in which assistance to the poorest woman and child on the planet is not only the right thing to do, but is integral to our survival as a species.” In 1990, some 40,000 children died every day from preventable disease and malnutrition. Today, just 30,000 children die every day from preventable … Read more…

Deadly Opulence

Peace Strategy Newspaper May/June, 1998 Of all human frailties and transgressions, none is a greater threat to peace or Nature today than the human attraction to opulence. The earth is abundant, and might provide sufficiency for everyone. But it cannot provide opulence on a scale enjoyed by the rich, and desired by most everyone else. … Read more…