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The doubt mongers

Comic strip illustration "there has to be a simple explanation!"

The doubt mongers

The doubt industry doesn’t have to convince the public that a product is harmless, only that the harm is in doubt, and the cost of change may be high.

Doug Muder | 8/31/2015 | Fall 2015 | Ideas

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In New Orleans, ‘a big humanity reclamation act’

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Terry Allen volunteers his construction skills in New Orleans in 2011

In New Orleans, ‘a big humanity reclamation act’

Thousands of volunteers have been transformed in the ten years since Hurricane Katrina through the Center for Ethical Living and Social Justice Renewal.

Elaine McArdle | 8/31/2015

Black Lives Matter banners defaced at UU churches

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defaced Black Lives Matter banner

Black Lives Matter banners defaced at UU churches

Black Lives Matter banners at Unitarian Universalist churches have been defaced and stolen—sometimes repeatedly.

Elaine McArdle | 8/24/2015

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UUs among those delaying Shell Oil exploratory drilling icebreaker

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protesters hang from the St. Johns Bridge in Portland, Oregon

UUs among those delaying Shell Oil exploratory drilling icebreaker

#ShellNo protesters in Portland, Oregon, included UUs among the ‘danglers’ and support ‘anchors.’

Elaine McArdle | 8/13/2015

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In Texas, UUs assist immigrant families and offer sanctuary

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Carla DeMore, a UU College of Social Justice volunteer.

In Texas, UUs assist immigrant families and offer sanctuary

Austin church is housing a Guatemalan activist; in Colorado, immigrant leaves church after nine-month sanctuary.

Elaine McArdle | 8/17/2015

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UUs mark anniversary of Michael Brown's death in Ferguson

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UUs join weekly vigil in Chesterfield, Mo.

UUs mark anniversary of Michael Brown's death in Ferguson

The Rev. Elizabeth Nguyen among clergy arrested at Monday civil disobedience.

Kenneth Sutton | 8/10/2015

Five ways to support Black Lives Matter

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A protester holds a #BlackLivesMatter bandana at a rally in Portland, Oregon, June 28.

Five ways to support Black Lives Matter

Many Unitarian Universalists want to support the Black Lives Matter movement. Here are five ways to get started.

Kenny Wiley | 8/10/2015

Streaming worship

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First Unitarian Church of Portland, Oregon, live streams one of its weekly worship services.

Streaming worship

Unitarian Universalist congregations invest in online broadcasts to extend their reach.

Elaine McArdle | 8/3/2015 | Summer 2015

Morales: ‘Voter suppression law,’ like Confederate flag, must come down

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Mass Moral Monday March and rally for voting rights, on the occasion of the start of the federal court's consideration of "North Carolina NAACP v. McCrory" in Winston-Salem, NC with Rev William Barber and Rev Peter Morales, others

Morales: ‘Voter suppression law,’ like Confederate flag, must come down

Hundreds of Unitarian Universalists join North Carolina march challenging restrictive voting laws.

Elaine McArdle | 7/31/2015

Connecticut churches share architect, dramatic flair

Spiritual landmarks
Sanctuary of the Unitarian Society of Hartford, CT

Connecticut churches share architect, dramatic flair

In Westport and Hartford, Victor Lundy designed dramatic expressions of mid-century Unitarian Universalism.

Kenny Wiley | 7/30/2015 | Summer 2015

Jerome Stone’s minimalist vision of transcendence

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Jerome Stone

Jerome Stone’s minimalist vision of transcendence

Without ‘God,’ a liberal theologian focuses on transcendent resources of grace and judgment.

Myriam Renaud | 7/27/2015 | Summer 2015