A mine worker carries gold rich earth out of a pit for water processing (using cyanide) in 2009 in Chudja, Democratic Republic of Congo. (CNS photo / Marc Hofer, EPA)

February 20, 2017

"The new economics recognizes that the economy is embedded in a society and culture that are themselves embedded in an ecological life-support system, and that the economy can't grow forever on this finite planet."

- Language from the U.N. landing page about World Day of Social Justice. It's the 10th anniversary of the United Nations' proclaiming February 20 as World Day of Social Justice

Learn about the benefits of communal living in our latest Notes from the Field installment. Notes from the Field reports are written by a Catholic Volunteer Network volunteers.
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