Full refund within 30 days if you're not completely satisfied.
Vol 166 No 29
3-5 Quaker charity leads the way in tackling financial exclusion
4 FUM looks to peacemaking to avoid gay issues
5 Scottish government says no to Circles
6 Challenging consumerism Judith Moran
7 Comment Mary Barnes and Ann Frost
10 The power of microcredit Jennifer Kavanagh Tackling financial exclusion Esther de Jong
12 A house of cards Judy Kirby
13 A selfish gene? Edward Mackay
14 The Other Side: With Friends like these Oliver Robertson
15 Is there a gap? Stephen Cox
16 q-eye: a wry look at the Quaker world
17 Friends & Meetings
This week we take a close look at finance issues with news on page 3, followed by Judith Moran and Edward Mackay of Quaker Social Action on pages 6 and 13. Jennifer Kavanagh writes on page 10, Esther de Jong on page 11 and Judy Kirby on page 12.
New subscription prices from 1 July
UK Rest of Rest of
The Friend (year) £72 75 83 The Friends Quarterly (year) £19 20 21 Both (combined) (year) £87 90 100 Quaker Chaplains £50 Internet – only (year) £45 45 45
Contact Penny Dunn on 020 7663 1178 or firstname.lastname@example.org to subscribe.
18 July 2008
Cover: Cover: Point to the light. People use the light in different ways to tackle exclusion. Photo: Gaetan Lee/flickr CC:BY See pages 3, 6, and 10-13
the Friend 173 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ Tel: 020 7663 1010 Fax: 020 7663 1182 www.thefriend.org Editor: Judy Kirby email@example.com Production editor: Jez Smith firstname.lastname@example.org Sub-editor: Trish Carn email@example.com News reporter: Oliver Robertson firstname.lastname@example.org Website editor: simon gray email@example.com Arts editor: Rowena Loverance firstname.lastname@example.org Environment editor: Laurie Michaelis email@example.com Subscriptions officer: Penny Dunn firstname.lastname@example.org 020 7663 1178 Advertisement manager: George Penaluna, Ad department, 54a Main Street, Cononley, Keighley BD20 8LL Tel: 01535 630230 email@example.com Clerk of the trustees: A David Olver The Friend Publications Limited is a registered charity, number 211649 Printed by Headley Bros Ltd, Queens Road, Ashford, Kent TN24 8HH
the Friend , 18 July 2008