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APRIL Third Thursday Lunch

THIRD THURSDAY LUNCH SERIESpresented by Fellowship of Reconciliation and Sowers of Justice NetworkApril 21, 2022: Noon—1 PM SPEAKER CHANGE: Anatol Levin was unable to participate Dr. Andrew J. Bacevich Answering questions about Ukraine and Russia You are invited to join the discussion VIRTUALLY via Zoom, but the event will also be live-streamed (see below). Register in … Continue reading APRIL Third Thursday Lunch

Socialism and Incentive

by Ike Thacker There was a joke in the old Soviet Union: “They pretend to pay us, and we pretend to work.” However widespread (or not) the sentiment suggested by this humor was, the attempt at levity does get at a central question regarding socialism, namely, how do you keep people motivated to work, give … Continue reading Socialism and Incentive

Russia-Ukraine Ruminations

by Ike Thacker [Note: this statement was written well before the invasion had commenced.]            Kyiv, capital of what used to be known as the wheat-field-laden “breadbasket” of the Soviet Union, is more than 500 miles by car from Moscow. Now the two capitals are even farther apart politically. In fact, it appears that Russia … Continue reading Russia-Ukraine Ruminations

MARCH Third Thursday Lunch: “Hurt to Hope and Ultimately, to Healing: How Gun Violence Changed My Life” with Rose Smith, March 17, 2022: Noon-1 PM

THIRD THURSDAY LUNCH SERIES presented by the Fellowship of Reconciliation and Sowers of Justice Network You are invited to join the discussion VIRTUALLY via Zoom, but the event will also be live-streamed. Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAtde2pqjgvE933jnGEnORuGNh5muvUxvN5 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. For this … Continue reading MARCH Third Thursday Lunch: “Hurt to Hope and Ultimately, to Healing: How Gun Violence Changed My Life” with Rose Smith, March 17, 2022: Noon-1 PM