TACOMA FELLOWSHIP OF RECONCILIATION

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Nonviolence

Gandhi, Mohandas. "Gandhi An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth." Beacon Press, 1993. ISBN: 978-0807059098

Sharp, Gene. "Methods of Nonviolent Action (Politics of Nonviolent Action)." Sargent, 1973. ISBN: 978-0875580715

Haiti

Aristide, Jean-Bertrand.  Eyes of the Heart:  Seeking a Path for the Poor in the Age of Globalization, ed . by Laura Flynn.  ml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Monroe, Maine: Common Courage Pr., 2000.

 

“Aristide Speaks to Democracy Now!”  8 March 2004.  http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=04/03/08/1529222.

 

Charles, Jacqueline.  “New education system may rise from Haiti’s ruins.”  Miami Herald 17 Aug. 2010.

 

Danticat, Edwidge.  “Living and Loving through Tragedy.”  Sojourners March 2010:10-11. http://blog.sojo.net/2010/02/02/haiti-living-and-loving-through-tragedy/

 

Dempsey, Pam G.  “Helping Out a Neighbor.”  Illinois Alumni May/June 2010:14-18. http://illinois.edu/lb/article/2500/40186

__________.  “What Lies Beneath.”  Illinois Alumni May/June 2010:19.

Dodds, Paisley.  “Rebels close in on Aristide.”  The News Tribune 28 Feb. 2004:A3.

 

Douglas, Beth.  “Plunged into Leadership: Premed Graduate Cares for Quake Victims.”  Response Autumn 2010:58. http://www.spu.edu/about-spu/stories/2010/11/plunged-into-leaders.aspx

Driver, Tom F., & Carl Lindskoog.  “An Open Letter to David Brooks on Haiti.  Truthout op-ed 19 Jan. 2010.  http://www.truthout.org/an-open-letter-david-brooks-haiti56199.

Fairbanks, Michael.  “A business solution to Haiti’s poverty.”  The Christian Science Monitor 19 July 2010:34. http://www.csmonitor.com/Commentary/Opinion/2010/0712/A-business-solution-to-Haiti-s-poverty

 

Freeman, Melanie Stetson.  “A Baby and a Plea.”  The Christian Science Monitor 7 March 2011:45.  [Freeman, long-time photographer for the Monitor, tells of being asked to take a young baby boy in Port-au-Prince when she was there for one-year-follow-up photos after the earthquake, urged by the maternal grandmother of the few-months-old baby, “Just hold him” (as way of persuading/urging her to take the baby).  She concludes, “This is a story I tell to explain to people how the recovery is going in Haiti.”]. http://www.csmonitor.com/The-Culture/The-Home-Forum/2011/0307/Haiti-earthquake-aftermath-A-baby-and-a-plea-for-help

Haiti: A Slave Revolution—200 years after 1804, ed. by Pat Chin, Greg Dunkel, Sara Flounders, & Kim Ives.  NY: International Action Center, 2004, updated 2010.  [essays by Ramsey Clark, Edwidge Danticat, Ben Dupuy, Paul Laraque, the editors, and others (including Frederick Douglass (!)); divided into five sections: Haiti in History, Aristides’ Election, After the Coup, After the Second U.S. Occupation, & The Coup and the Earthquake, 2004-2010].

Haiti:  Rebati Lavi (special issue).  Oxfam Exchange Summer 2010 (whole issue).

Hyman, Jennifer, & Jon Lindsay-Poland.  “The Crisis in Haiti: Fellowship of Reconciliation Statement Opposing the Coup.” 11 March 2004. http://www.commondreams.org/news2004/0312-05.htm

Katz, Jonathan M.  “Imports behind hunger in Haiti.”  [Associated Pr.]  The News Tribune 21 March 2010:A3.

Klein, Naomi.  “Aristide in Exile.”  The Nation 1-8 Aug. 2005:14. http://www.thenation.com/article/aristide-exile

 

__________.  Haiti: A Creditor, Not a Debtor.”  The Nation 1 March 2010:9. http://www.thenation.com/article/haiti-creditor-not-debtor

Lindsay, Reed.  Haiti’s Excluded.”  The Nation [web-site--http://www.thenation.com] 11 March 2010.

Quaker Action  Summer 2010—whole issue, including “Haiti Earthquake—Emergency Response”; Sicola, Geri [AFSC’s Associate General Secretary for Intl. Programs—who stayed in a little camp-tent while in Haiti in January, and who, contrary to many news reports in U.S. media, “saw no signs of violence, but instead remarkable examples of resilience”].  Haiti: Personal Reflections”; “Focus on Florida: Meet Paul-Andre Mondesir [who hosts a weekly radio program in Creole for the Haitian immigrant community in South Florida]; and “Understanding Haiti” [a bibliography of articles, books, & films providing “quick, accessible information”, all available at www.tinyurl. com].

Sachs, Jeffrey D.  “Are those dirty US fingerprints on Aristide’s ouster?”  The Christian Science Monitor 8 March 2004:9. http://www.csmonitor.com/2004/0308/p09s02-cogn.html

 

Stoll, Steven.  “Toward a Second Haitian Revolution.”  Harper’s April 2010:7-10. http://www.scribd.com/doc/29866774/Toward-a-Second-Haitian-Revolution

Trillin, Calvin.  “Pat Robertson and Rush Limbaugh on Haiti” [deadline-poet column]. The Nation 8 Feb. 2010:6. http://www.thenation.com/article/pat-robertson-and-rush-limbaugh-haiti

“What Haiti Is Owed.” (ed.)  The Nation 8 Feb. 2010:4-5. http://www.thenation.com/article/what-haiti-owed

“When Vulnerability Is No Act of God.”  Sojourners March 2010:11-12.  [outlines how exploitative business ventures by other countries in Haiti, over two centuries, have robbed it of resources, damaged the land, and left the people poor and uneducated]

Wilentz, Amy.  “The Haiti Haters.”  The Nation 8 Feb. 2010:5-6. http://www.thenation.com/article/haiti-haters

Yerkey, Gary G.  “Cori Wegener Is Saving Haiti’s Treasures.  Her Goal—Build a Quick Response to Other Cultural Disasters.” [in series “People Making a Difference”] The Christian Science Monitor 7 March 2011:47. [Wegener has worked to salvage three important murals from Holy Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, in downtown Port-au-Prince, and has worked elsewhere after disasters to save cultural treasures that otherwise might have been looted or destroyed.]

            http://www.csmonitor.com/World/making-a-difference/2011/0307/After-the-Haitian-earthquake-saving-priceless-murals-artifacts-and-other-treasures

 

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