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Pandemic Reckoning

We the People?

Pandemic Reckoning

Six experts in public health, racial injustice, economic inequality, extremism, and Unitarian Universalist theology talk about the deep fissures the past year has revealed—and how we can move forward.

Joshua Eaton 5/17/2021 Spring 2021

Sanctuary for Change

Policing Crisis

Sanctuary for Change

In the struggle to transform America’s violent and discriminatory system of policing, First Unitarian Church of Louisville offers sanctuary and support.

Elaine McArdle 5/1/2021 Spring 2021

UUs Who Made a Difference

Showing Up for Justice

UUs Who Made a Difference

Unitarians and Universalists have a long history of advocating for justice. Here are just a few who left their mark on the world. Who would be on your short list?

Staff Writer 5/1/2021 Spring 2021

Fault Lines of Injustice

From the editor

Fault Lines of Injustice

This special issue of UU World examines how we can create a more just, equitable, and antiracist society, reflecting fundamental values of the Unitarian Universalist faith tradition.

Christopher L. Walton 5/1/2021 Spring 2021

Incongruous

We the People?

Incongruous

“the word- / less blues cry of Hope”

Everett Hoagland 5/1/2021 Spring 2021

Our Commitment to Democracy is Theological

From the president

Our Commitment to Democracy is Theological

From the UUA President: Unitarian Universalist values call us to audaciously imagine a world where no one is disposable and where everyone can thrive. They also call us to the struggle that brings these ideals to fruition.

Susan Frederick-Gray 5/1/2021 Spring 2021

Defining Citizenship by Taking It Away

Showing Up for Justice

Defining Citizenship by Taking It Away

Citizenship stripping exemplifies the bundle of contradictions that is the United States of America.

Amanda Frost 5/1/2021 Spring 2021

Moment of Reflection: Witness and Protest

Showing Up for Justice

Moment of Reflection: Witness and Protest

Showing up for justice outside a notorious jail.

Staff Writer 4/1/2021 Spring 2021

UU volunteers supported safe, accessible, fair voting on Election Day

UU news

UU volunteers supported safe, accessible, fair voting on Election Day

Unitarian Universalists monitored polls, practiced de-escalation, and offered water, masks, and music to people waiting to vote.

Elaine McArdle 12/1/2020

Media roundup: Religious responses to Election Day, and more

UU news

Media roundup: Religious responses to Election Day, and more

UUA President Susan Frederick-Gray ‘incredibly buoyed’ by turnout; in other news, organ donors celebrated in Michigan, UU banners vandalized in Florida.

Sonja L. Cohen 11/16/2020

Why we’re ready for radical change

Feature

Why we’re ready for radical change

If nothing else, the past few months have definitively put the lie to the idea that late capitalist societies are incapable of seismic transformations on a deadline.

Naomi Klein 10/19/2020

The future: No going back to normal

From the president

The future: No going back to normal

Everywhere, this time of pandemic and uprisings is offering us lessons that we need to carry forward.

Susan Frederick-Gray 9/1/2020

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