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Friends have long been interested in questions of economics. Quaker businesses helped pioneer the industrial revolution and Friends continue to agitate for equitable economic conditions and the end of modern-day oppressive work situations.

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Maintaining Peace in Business

Started by Kenneth Lawrence Schroeder. Last reply by Joe Turner 5th month 9, 2011. 1 Reply

John Woolman restrained his involvement in business so that he wouldn't be tempted by greed or 'worldliness' in general, and so that he would have time to wait on the Lord in silence.I am of a like…Continue

Whose Economics?

Started by Forrest Curo 2nd month 22, 2011. 0 Replies

We have available the rather readable, observationally-oriented economics of John Kenneth Galbraith-- the faith-based dogmas of the Chicago School etc ( producing the sort of conclusions that led one…Continue

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Comment by QuakerQuaker on 2nd mo. 22, 2011 at 3:34pm
Hi all: decided to add this group given Friends' interest in business & economics. Previous featured blog posts on this topic were generally tagged under witness.
 

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