Middle East Notes July 12, 2012

This week’s Middle East Notes includes materials on the settlements, the IDF, a detailed history on the separation barrier and its effects on Palestinians and Israelis alike, and a present Israeli policy to drive Palestinians and Bedouins from the Jordan Valley.

July-August 2012 NewsNotes

This issue of NewsNotes includes articles on recent protests in Peru, an update on Sudan and South Sudan, a report from the Rio+20 Earth Summit, and much more ...

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

This week's reflection was written by Maryknoll lay missioner Heidi Cerneka, who works in prison ministry in Brazil.

Jerusalem dome

Middle East Notes June 28, 2012

This week’s Middle East Notes includes materials concerning the successful CMEP conference, the Kairos USA document, a detailed lecture by Dr. Richard Falk and an article by Avraham Burg on the mislabeling of products made “across the Green Line” in settlement.

Corporations in the U.S.: A special series

In 2009, NewsNotes, our bimonthly publication, printed a series of six articles written by Dave Kane about the history and role of corporations in the U.S. The entire series, plus an addendum with additional information, is available in the PDF below.

Birth of John the Baptist

Sr. Roni Schweyen writes this week's reflection, drawing on her years of mission work in Tanzania.

Pentecost Sunday

This week's reflection is written by Sr. Euphrasia Nyaki, who lives and works in João Pessoa, Brazil.

May-June 2012 NewsNotes

This issue includes a brief report from Cuba, an update on South Sudan, and a piece about "exporting obesity."

March-April 2012 NewsNotes

This issue of NewsNotes includes an update on the Pacific Rim case against El Salvador; the TIPNIS controversy in Bolivia; the historic move in Guatemala to try former dictator Rios Montt for human rights abuses; a report about the "financialization of nature"; and much more.