Casting Upon the Waters

Charles and Violet Schafer
(San Francisco: Yerba Buena Press, 1974)

Ways of lobbying:

p. 13

Members of American Women Already Richly Endowed, opposing equal rights amendments for women, made gifts of homemade bread to influence Ohio legislators. They hoped the bread offerings would eclipse the mere carnations and valentines with which a militant women’s group was wooing the same lawmakers.

A Swiss Cabinet opened a weekly meeting with the announcement that a satisfied citizen had sent loaves of home baked bread to thank them for their services to the nation.

From Ecclesiastes 11:1 to Bread and Roses. (there’s a moving rendition of the song in the movie Pride).

And so for day 2452

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