Posts Tagged ‘Greed’

Examining our greed during Lent Comments 0

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Lent is a good time to examine our consciences regarding greed in all its forms: In faith, love, forgiveness, time, abilities, and finances. Greed can distort reality, manipulate truth, coerce sinful actions, and compromise virtue and a desire to follow the ways of God. This weekend, the Lenten journey continues but lightens up with “Rejoice Read more

AS Government officials’ frequent flyer miles given to the needy Comments 0

Friday, May 24th, 2013

American Samoa plans to take away frequent flyer miles from government workers who travel on behalf of the US territory and give them to medical patients who need to travel overseas for treatment. Governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga says the territory will use the the frequent flyer miles to help medical patients travel off-island when needed, Read more

Kevin Barr on greed and the economic crisis Comments 0

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Fiji based social justice advocate, Father Kevin Barr, has launched a new booklet in which he argues that greed, individual and corporate, lies at the heart of the current global economic crisis. Key issues discussed in the booklet include: The “scandalous” aspects of wealth and poverty in the US and other countries; The current growing Read more

Rena – Not a ship of Shame Comments 1

Friday, October 14th, 2011

Marine Risk Assessor, John Riding has said Rena from Monrovia was a well-built vessel – It was not a “ship of shame”. But what happened was more than a shame, it was a disaster. Is the disaster a result of the “loss of balance” Dame Anne Salmond spoke about in her DomPost opinion piece on Thursday? “In the Read more

Occupy Wall St protests spread – an economic crisis born of greed Comments 0

Friday, October 14th, 2011

Limitless Greed + Inequality + Market Volatility + Unemployment = An Occupied Wall Street. The small protest known as Occupy Wall Street has grown over the past 4 weeks. Occupy Wall St protests have spread across the United States and are now going world-wide. There is even a group planning a week-long protest at Civic Square in Read more