TAKE ACTION: Embrace the “Banana Challenge”

by Tom Webb, Pax Christi Northern California Longtime students and activists knowledgeable of the Central American scene are probably aware of the role the agricultural export economy has played in shaping the politics, economies and cultures of countries like Honduras and Guatemala.  Often derisively labeled “banana republics” bananas remain among the leading exportable crop in … Continue reading TAKE ACTION: Embrace the “Banana Challenge”

ON THE LINE: December 2015 edition includes efforts in support of migrants, refugees, victims of gun violence, and more

Compiled by Johnny Zokovitch Each month, “On The Line” features news items and announcements from around the nation featuring Pax Christi members, local groups, regions and partners. PAX CHRISTI ILLINOIS ACTIVISTS HELP KILL PLAN FOR IMMIGRANT DETENTION CENTER: (from The Chicago Tribune) Bernie Kopera and Concetta Smart are so often together fighting for the underdogs … Continue reading ON THE LINE: December 2015 edition includes efforts in support of migrants, refugees, victims of gun violence, and more