REFLECTION: Notes from a visit to Fukushima, Japan

by Nick Mele Pax Christi USA National Council member In early December, 2012, I toured parts of Fukushima Prefecture and met with survivors of the earthquake, tsunami and accident at the nuclear plant which devastated the area in March 2011. Although nearly two years had passed since the catastrophe, the devastation was still apparent in many places, … Continue reading REFLECTION: Notes from a visit to Fukushima, Japan

ECONOMIC JUSTICE: The Katrina Pain Index, seven years later

by Bill Quigley Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace 1 - Rank of New Orleans in fastest growing US cities between 2010 and 2011. Source: Census Bureau. 1 - Rank of New Orleans, Louisiana in world prison rate. Louisiana imprisons more of its people, per head, than any of the other 50 states. Louisiana rate is … Continue reading ECONOMIC JUSTICE: The Katrina Pain Index, seven years later