A humanitarian acupuncture project in India that Flemming would have loved

On the first anniversary of my father’s death, I find myself occupied with the launch of a new website. How fitting, because he would have loved this project. Barefoot Acupuncturists offers acupuncture to the poor in the slums of Mumbai, … Continue reading

Interdenominational Institute for Rural Clergy

Heather’s note: This is part 2 of a letter of reminiscences that Flemming wrote to his children in July 2009. 2. In or about 1962 the Home Mission Board of the United Church invited Lester Settle and me to attend … Continue reading

Economic growth and social rights: the last 100 years

I highly recommend a fascinating history of how the role of government, attitudes towards social justice and economic development have developed and changed over the last 100 years particularly in the democracies of Europe and North America, given in a … Continue reading

Canadian Budget January 2009

Sent to: The Hon. Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Ottawa, ON Dear Mr. Flaherty: I hear that you are consulting widely prior to finalizing your budget proposals. I trust that you are giving adequate consideration to two groups of people: … Continue reading