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Dialog on Immigrant Rights Report Back

Be the Resistance: White people Showing up for Immigrant Rights March 15 dialog Opening:  Talked in pairs about what we would have to put in place to take care of things if we suddenly were removed from our family. Communal responses were: Get kids’ passports, sign guardianship documents Find a …

Is Free Speech an Absolute?

The day after the protests against Milo Yiannopolous speaking at U.C. Berkeley, a colleague wrote that the Berkeley “riot” demonstrated the need for non-violence training on college campuses as a way to contain those who believe property destruction is an effective political tactic (in this case, Black Bloc revolutionary anarchists). …

Grief and Re-Membering:

The Spirituality of Confronting Privilege, Entitlement, and Cultural Appropriation by Christopher Bowers Grief and Re-Membering: The Spirituality of Confronting Privilege, Entitlement, and Cultural Appropriation was originally published at Satya Lightworks | Rekindling Ancient Wisdom I live in a beautiful, affluent little town infused with the legacy of 60s-era hippie activism …

Unitarian Universalists: Inner Workings

by Z In June there was electricity in the air; change was just around the corner.  The non-white members of the Unitarian Universalist Association (Unitarians) were pressing for more visibility as a group and accountability from the white members at the upcoming General Assembly. My friend Laura was beside herself …

Update on ‘Operation Ghetto Storm’

By: Arlene Eisen Section 1:  The Enduring War on Black People in the US Two years ago today the acquittal of George Zimmerman re-kindled a movement against impunity for police and vigilante killers. Once the classic method of lynching was the rope. Now it is the policeman’s bullet … We …