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Bernie Sanders and the Graveyard of Social Movements Part 2: Will it be different?

A bit over three years ago, I published “Bernie Sanders and the Graveyard of Social Movements” on this site, the day of the Iowa caucuses. It represented my evolving view of the Democratic Party, as I

03/02/2019 03:57:34 PM

Unspoken Politics (Site / Info)

justice poverty politics protest capitalism election democratic party policy Bernie Sanders democratic socialism DSA Corporations 2020 AOC Ocasio-Cortez sanders sanders 2020 social democracy

#Charlottesville and Getting Real

I spent some time in the Czech Republic not long after the Wall fell. One day I was sitting in a small park with a statue at its center. The statue showed a Soviet soldier protecting a woman—presumabl

08/17/2017 08:54:14 AM

UU Collective (Site / Info)

social justice Unitarian Universalist racism community politics values diversity Power conflict #Humanism #Charlottesville

The Meaning of Occupy Wall Street

I am weary of hearing well-meaning friends question the Occupy Wall Street phenomenon. They ask, "What do they want? They don't have any clear goals -- how can they hope to bring about change?" I want

01/03/2012 03:34:42 PM

Marilyn Sewell (Site / Info)

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Occupy Unitarian Universalism

The Unitarian Society of Northampton and Florence has extended an invitation to members of their local Occupy movement to camp at their church.  The initial expected numbers are about 12-15 people in

11/05/2011 08:07:06 AM

Transient and Permanent (Site / Info)

Unitarian-Universalism

The politics Jesus wouldn't do...

"There is no such thing as a "Christian politics." If it is politics, it cannot be Christian. Jesus told Pilate: "My reign is not of this present order. If my reign were of this present order, my supp

04/24/2006 11:45:00 AM

Jesus who?!? (Site / Info)